Date and Pecan Buttermilk Scones


I get a quiet satisfaction out of using up every last scrap of an ingredient. There is nothing worse as a baker than throwing eggs in the compost bin or pouring cottage cheese milk down the drain. Ambient foodstuffs like flour and sugar can last a lifetime (or until my next baking project) but there… 

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Peach and Lemon Thyme Scones


Sometimes, it’s nice to go back to the beginning. Around a year and a half ago I took to my student kitchen, armed with a point and shoot and a much-loved scone recipe ready to throw together a bake for my first ever blog post. I wasn’t really sure what I was doing – all… 

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Blueberry Honey Buttermilk Scones


Baking comes in many forms for different people. For some, it presents itself as a yearly birthday cake; dusting off flour from the back of the cupboard and grumbling about who hid the cake tins. For others it’s a job; weighing, precision and timely execution. For most, it is about impulse; an offer on luxury… 

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