Pokemon Pokeball Biscuit Recipe

  You would need to have been hiding under a rock to have escaped all the fuss about the long awaited Pokemon Go game finally hitting the app stores. It has quickly become apparent that the general consensus is quite Marmite-like regarding Pokemon – you either love it or you hate it. I have to admit… Read More

Koulourakia (Greek Easter Biscuits)

  Greek Easter, like many Orthodox religions, is based on the Julian calendar rather than the Gregorian calendar that Catholics and many western churches follow. By following the Julian calendar and adhering to the practices of the early Christian church, it ensures that Easter is never celebrated on or before passover. As a result, the… Read More

Homemade Custard Creams

    Custard Creams, along with Bourbon biscuits, are two of the traditional favourites that every home needs in their biscuit tin. Homemade custard cream biscuits taste even better than shop bought, and what’s more, they are surprisingly easy to make too!   Makes approximately 40   Ingredients: For biscuits: 225g plain flour 50g custard… Read More

Easy Shortbread Recipe

    If you’d like to keep a supply of biscuits to hand but aren’t sure that you’ll have the time to bake them when they’re much-needed, turn to this quick and easy shortbread recipe. It uses basic storecupboard ingredients and takes minimal time to create the dough which can then be frozen for up… Read More

Lebkuchen Christmas Biscuits

      Lebkuchen is a gorgeously spicy German biscuit not very unlike gingerbread, which is traditionally made at Christmas. These biscuits will store for up to three weeks in an airtight container. Makes approximately 50-60   Ingredients:   For biscuits: 100ml honey 100ml treacle 150g dark brown sugar Zest of half a lemon Zest… Read More

Smarties Chocolate Cookies

    A quick and simple treat that the kids will love helping out with – and eating too! Smarties Chocolate Cookies Makes 2 dozen biscuits Ingredients: 6oz butter, room temperature 12 oz packed dark brown sugar 2 eggs 18 oz plain flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp salt 2 tsp pure vanilla… Read More