Baking Beautiful Sourdough at Home with Daragh from Wild Bakery

Sourdough Daragh

There’s nothing quite like the aroma of freshly baked sourdough bread to create an inviting atmosphere and make a house feel like a home. A satisfying and nurturing process, sourdough baking at home requires plenty of love and patience, but the effort is well worth it, yielding delicious, mouth-watering results. Daragh Grier of Wild Bakery even shares his tips and recipe to help you recreate this beautiful bread from scratch.

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Fragrant Pumpkin Bread

Fragrant Pumpkin bread

Great comfort food never fails. With classic recipes such as pumpkin bread, one can always feel at home anytime, anywhere. Served on its own, with butter or jam, or with soups, pumpkin bread effortlessly stands out on the dinner table. In just an hour or so, you can have real homemade goodness right within the confines of your kitchen. Follow and share this recipe with loved ones to spread the warm, homey aroma of pumpkin bread.

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Light and Fluffy Sponge Cake

Everybody loves cakes – and sponge cakes are even more special! With their light and airy consistency, they are perfect little afternoon treats to go with tea or coffee and are an ideal conclusion to a lovely meal. The classic sponge cake is served on its own, but many foodies prefer sampling their slices with a slush of jam and a sniff of whipped cream. For a fuller and healthier approach, ditching the preserves and having stone fruits or berries instead makes the cake just as delicious. Whichever way you eat your sponge cakes, the recipe below is a great way to bake your own yummy creation in a matter of minutes.

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Hot Cross Buns for the Easter Holidays

Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross buns coming your way!

With a rich history as a food offering to the Saxon goddess and a symbol for crucifixion, hot cross buns are a favourite food for the Easter Holidays. Such is their popularity that, this year, supermarket chains have been selling them as early as January.

These spiced, fruited buns are traditionally eaten on Good Friday, the day in which they wouldn’t go mouldy, according to superstitions. They’re also hung as good luck charms or, as some would have it, enjoyed served with lashings of butter and complimented with tea.

This recipe makes light and fluffy hot cross buns. They also freeze well, good for when you want to reserve them for later.
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