163 Lemon Drizzle Cake
If there’s a cake that’s perfect for a lazy afternoon with a cup of tea, it would be it. Lemon Drizzle cake, everyone, to bring a bit of zing and sunshine into the kitchen.
157 Apple and Peach Cake with a touch of Woodruff
Soft pastry on the bottom, woodruff-infused apples and peaches and a light buttery crumble. I had it for breakfast, lunch and dinner on the day it was baked. No regrets.
147 Steamed Yeast Doughnuts with Cocoa Filling (Parniki)
Who doesn't like doughnuts? The problem with them, however, is that they are quite unhealthy, or heavy at least, as most deep-fried foods are. Parniki - the light-as-a-cloud steamed doughnuts that my Mum have been making since as long as I can remember - are my idea for dealing with doughnut craving.
143 Quick Soda Bread (Sodzioki)
Did I say I took a few of my babcia's sodzioki, neatly vacuum-packed, to Japan with me once? Yes, I like them that much. Crazy, no?
Pie. A Global History.
Did you know that ‘once upon a time, everything baked in an oven that was not bread, was pie’? 'Pie. A Global History' by Janet Clarkson recommends itself for a read.