Pinwheel Biscuits by Mary Berry

Apparently young children can bake with greater accuracy than I can. Mary Berry’s pinwheel biscuit recipe is prefaced by the statement that ‘Young children can easily make these – under supervision of course (from her Baking Bible)’. Perhaps I need more supervision when I bake! My biscuits were, of course delicious, but they weren’t the…

Cheese biscuits (or straws)

So many recipes call for egg whites as a leavening or binding agent, leaving me with egg yolks sitting in my fridge (most recently coffee and banana vacherin). Because I loathe wasting food, I am constantly on the lookout for recipes to use up egg yolks. Usually I make lemon curd or custard but I…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

I think almost every baker has a few select recipes up their sleeve that they go to in times of need, Sponge Cakes, Scones, Chocolate Puddings, Brownies and Chocolate Chip Cookies. Mastering these five treats will cover you for almost any situation. I am quite content with this chocolate-chip recipe. I have made cookies using…

Chocolate-Honeycomb Biscuits

If you happen to try your hand at the lemon slice I posted recently, you will find yourself with half a can of sweetened condensed milk left over. Aside from it eating out of the tin in front of the TV, another excellent use of that leftover condensed milk is to make these delicious biscuits….