Tag: Hot Crossed Buns

Spring Possibilities

Traditions (Is It Easter Yet?)

The coming of spring meant lots of things when I was a little girl. Easter school holidays (hey, it was the 1950’s so it was still called that), were high on my list, not being that keen on school! Then there were new “Easter” dresses, purses, hats and fancy shoes for me and my sister […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Quick Hot Crossed Buns

Easter is just around the corner and in our house that means Hot Crossed Buns all warm from the oven not quite slathered in butter! Because I freeze them, then reheat as needed, I don’t bother with the icing as it would melt off. So, it’s up to you! I always used to make a […]

Kitchen Sink, Spring Possibilities

Spring Then and Now

“Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May/and summer’s lease hath all to short a date.” -Shakespeare, sonnet 18. Spring meant lots of  things when I was a little girl. Easter school holidays  (hey, it was the 1950’s), were high on my list as I was not too keen on going to school! Then there was […]