Rhubarb gingerbread sponge pudding.

Sugar-crusted on the top and jammy on the bottom, this pudding is a dreamy warm-up dessert for chilly Autumn — or Spring — evenings. It’s also one of my all-time favourite recipes. Continue reading

Date + Coffee Hot Cross Buns.

The first batch of HCB for 2014. Inspired by sudden rain and a Southerly change, late on a mid-March Sunday morning. The sun is bright but the air is cooler. The mornings are beginning to smell like Easter. It’s a time for earthy spices, treacly dates and soft, steaming-hot baked goods. Continue reading