Today is Cinco de Mayo, a day often confused with Mexican Independence Day (actually September 16) and popularly characterized as a Mexican St. Patrick’s Day. The day actually recognizes the unlikely victory of an underdog Mexican army against the French on May 5, 1862 in the Battle of Puebla. While some people may use this … More Cinco de Mayo and a lime
I don’t officially celebrate Easter unless eating chocolate Easter eggs and making hot cross buns counts as devout recognition of this holiday. And I consider Good Friday a day off from work and a day in the kitchen to bake hot cross buns rather than a day strictly for religious observance. For those not in … More Lively up your shelf! Hot cross Friday
I’ve heard about them, seen pictures of them but have never eaten one. They apparently are a Kiwi favourite and have graced the table of many a bake sale. Google New Zealand cuisine and you will likely come across Afghan biscuits. This recipe is fairly straightforward, quick and easy. Soften 100g (about ½ cup/8 tablespoons) of butter … More Chocolate cornflakes, a new breakfast food item?