Babka

Easter and baking go hand in hand, but if dried fruit isn’t your thing or perhaps you’ve already had your fill of hot cross buns, I suggest giving babka a try. Babka is a cake made from sweet yeast dough in Eastern European countries, traditionally on Easter Sunday. But to confuse matters, babka, also known…

Hot Cross Buns

Photography: Tracie Heasman I have to confess hot cross buns are my weakness. I can’t wait each year for the Christmas decorations to disappear as it means hot cross buns will start popping up in the supermarket. I know these, often mass-produced versions, are not the best specimens, but they tide me over until Easter…

Pickled Beetroot, Labneh and Honeyed Walnut Tart

This beautiful light tart is perfect for autumn.  The cooler mornings and evenings in Autumn mean making pastry is easier than the humid summer days.  And with fresh walnuts now available along with gorgeous baby beets from your local Farmer’s Market this tart looks impressive and tastes great too.  Be warned though, good things take…