Tag Archives: Raisins

Christmas Pudding Biscuits.

This past weekend I participated in my first ever “Cookie Swap”. It turns out that we aren’t the only people who have never participated in a cookie swap, as people had to be herded away from the cookie tables as they tried to eat all the cookies instead of taking them home. Anyhow, for my […]

Book Review: My New Roots by Sarah Britton

I have a fairly large, and getting bigger,¬†collection of books dedicated to natural and vegetarian cooking. Before selecting this book, I did a bit of research into what it would add to my library: Sarah Britton is the lady behind¬†My New Roots, a blog, recipe site, and now book dedicated to what she calls “all-inclusive” […]

Raisin and Fennel Bread

My husband is awesome. He got back from Texas on Thursday night (a long saga of delays and diversions which lead to me having to drive to SFO at midnight), and now my laptop is now back working again! Hurrah! It was a bit touch and go, I thought it might be beyond saving, which […]

Applesauce Softies

Over the weekend (while making Hermans), my kitchen slave (thanks Mum) chopped up lots of lovely apple into little bitty bits for the cakes. I had some leftover, so made it into applesauce with a view to making these lovelies that I had earmarked for making. P.S. my method of choice is chopped up apple, […]

Baking with Herman: take 6 – Carrot, Orange, Cinnamon and Raisin, Apple, Cinnamon and Oat, and Apple, Rosemary and Orange

Ok, we’re full on mixing it up now! Herman bake day again, so I decided to opt for a fairly traditional Carrot cake with Cream Cheese frosting, then experimented a bit using Apple as the base ingredient. ——————————————- Carrot, Cinnamon and Raisin Herman Recipe Ingredients 1 portion Herman 160ml sunflower oil 250g sugar 350g self […]