Sourdough Hot Cross Buns

Traditionally eaten on Good Friday in many countries, hot cross buns are a sweet spiced bun made with dried fruit, usually either currants or raisins. Usually served warm, the bun derives its name from the cross that is marked on the top representing the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the…

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I give up. What’s the point of Lent?

No chocolate

Words spoken with an air of superiority, paraded like a badge of honour, “I’m giving up chocolate for Lent.” Yet the pat on the tummy reveals a truer motive, “I need to shift these last few pounds.” The fasting of Lent is simply a second chance for the weak-willed. A…

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