Improvising during lockdown means that because all the yeast has gone missing, you can’t actually make hot cross buns this year and have to make hot cross bun cakes instead. These were spiced exactly like a bun but the cross was made with a delicious orange zest butter cream, which was a welcome addition.
Cat Photo of the Day: Teepee is the queen of sabotage. Video call? Sabotaged. Trying to use the toilet in peace? Sabotaged. Taking photos of food… well, you get the gist.
Song of the Day: Yukiko Okada – Summer Beach Currently Watching: Pen15
Flipping ‘eck Pancake day is soon here, already. Thought I’d try something difference and fancy this year with these amazing vegan pancakes, griddled cinnamon plums and toasted walnuts. The plums were bought from a recent visit to Borough Market, which is a must see when in London.
Cat Photo of the Day: Rory’s face is my face when I wake up and find no pancakes at the end of the bed.
Song of the Day: Tatsuro Yamashita – Sparkle Currently Watching: Good Omens and The Crown
Chocolate chip cookies, with melted chocolate and lots of sprinkles. What’s not to love.
Cat Photo of the Day: Rory here making an effort this Valentines in his bow tie. His plans tonight will be marking his territory in the garden, eating a measly amount of cat food then demanding chicken and finally sleeping but stretching so long he takes up the whole bed so you’re legs can’t fit anywhere. He’s his own Valentine, for sure.
Song of the Day: Barry White – Standing in the Shadows of Love Currently Watching: Mr Robot Season 4
A taste of Autumn with every bite – Mixed spice and banana oat biscuits that go perfect with a hot chocolate and Baileys.
Cat Photo of the Day: Hold on, I know what you’re thinking. This is quite clearly not a cat. Nope, this is in fact Cilla the squirrel who will wait at the window for nuts and you will give Cilla nuts because no one can say no to Cilla!
Song of the Day: Captain Sensible – There’s More Snakes Than Ladders Currently Watching: Rilakkuma and Kaouru