Decorated Spring Cupcakes

Looking for a play day in the kitchen with the kids? I took a trip to my local bulk foods store and spent under $3.00 for all the trimmings needed to make a batch of cupcakes that most people would relate to as something for Easter. Ostara may be behind us but with the weather […]

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Whole Wheat Hot Cross Buns

The other day I was watching a bit of a BBC special, Tudor Monastery Farm and picked up a couple interesting facts. The average diet in Tudor England was 2 pounds of bread and about 9 glasses of ale a day. The ale was made as a way of ensuring water was safe for drinking. […]

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Equinox Cookies with almonds, spiced jam and dark chocolate

Just over two weeks to an equinox so I thought I would share a cookie I sometimes make for Cakes and Ale or with a group of kids while we chat about the Earth and the meaning of equalibrium. There are several steps in this process so a little planning ahead is helpful. We will […]

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