Quick and easy Irish soda bread

Quick and easy Irish soda bread

Soda bread is a variety of quick bread traditionally made in a variety of cuisines in which sodium bicarbonate (otherwise known as baking soda) is used as a leavening agent instead of the more common yeast. In Ireland, the flour is typically made from soft wheat; so...
Glazed lemon tea cake

Glazed lemon tea cake

Perfect for afternoon tea, this cake is a Raymond Blanc recipe, and has been served at his restaurant in Oxford for the past 25 years. It is a very easy preparation, only 15 mins plus cooling. You just need a 26 x 9cm non-stick loaf tin and a cook’s thermometer...
Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti are wonderfully crisp and crunchy and they are dressed for the holidays with bright red dried cranberries and lovely green pistachio nuts. These biscotti are lower in fat than most cookies as they do not contain butter which makes them a...