Quiet Baker: Busy Oven…

  The English Baker blog has indeed been somewhat quiet for some time now.  In fact, completely silent would be more accurate.  But, The English Baker has not gone anywhere.  I have not been involved in an unfortunate culinary accident with a whisk (not one that I am prepared to discuss here anyhow).   Neither […]

Great Egg-spectations from The Weekly Bake

Sorry I’m late… ….now, I’ve found the big furry feet, but where did I put those floppy ears… Well, never mind, while I’m looking, here’s another Weekly Bake… Oh yes, yet another eggs-cuse to indulge yourself and your loved ones – after all those weeks of self-denial (or self-delusion for the weak-willed), Lent is finally […]

Another favourite Weekly Bake…

This week sees the return of two sticky stalwarts of The English Baker’s Weekly Bakes to get your teeth into. Iced Lemon Buns, soft lemony white bread rolls coated in lemon water icing. Or, what about a nice sticky Coiled Lemon, Orange and Almond Roll sprinkled liberally with flaked almonds. Iced Lemon Buns: 12€ for 6 Lemon, Orange and […]

Doughnut try to resist the Weekly Bake…

….you are in my powerrrrrrr…. This week’s Weekly Bake?  Well, I think the clue is in the title… Jam Doughnuts: balls of sweet bread dough, deep fried until they puff up and turn golden brown, generously filled with strawberry jam, and rolled in sugar. Crisp on the outside, moist on the inside…what more can I […]

Vitamin C, the easy way…

Oh yes, Autumn really has arrived and with it pharmacies across the land are busy stocking up on Vitamin C pills the size of elephant tranquillisers. Because this, I am reliably informed, is the time of year when you need to start building up your defences.  So, in the interests of cold and flu prevention, […]