This simple recipe provides two tasty loaves that are nice both to give away and serve yourself. Wrap them in nice paper and decorate with a nice bow. A nice gift that is guaranteed to be well received.
Tip: Yeast baking is always best fresh out of the oven, but it’s also suitable for freezing. Make a large portion if you have room for a couple in the freezer.
A recipe for a juicy wholemeal bread found on frukt.no
The grated carrots and oatmeal makes this delicious bread extra juicy. Great freshly baked for lunch at the weekend and in the lunch box during the week. Bake more than two when you are at it and put a few in the freezer.
A brownie recipe found in “Hershey’s Make It Chocolate”
published in 1987
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Take Cream a good cupful & put it in a strainer; then take yolks of Eggs & put thereto, & a little milk; then strain it through a strainer into a bowl; then take Sugar enough & put thereto, or else honey for default of Sugar, then color it with Saffron; then take thine coffins & put in the oven empty & and let them be hardened; then take a dish fastened on the Baker’s peel’s end; & pour thine mixture into the dish & from the dish into the coffins & when they do rise well, take them out & serve them forth.
Take a thousand eggs or more, I Volume, Harleian MS. 279, c. 1420
A medieval sweetmeat to be eaten at the end of a meal. Sugar was an expensive luxury so honey sweetened foods were popular. The range of imported spices used would still have made this an expensive dish. Galingale is an aromatic spice, a little like ginger, but worth using if you can get it.
This dish is not unlike modern honey dishes which you might know, such as baklava.
A traditional Scottish dessert recipe found on BBC Food
There’s nothing to compare to the light, fluffy texture of a steamed sponge pudding. Golden syrup is a classic addition, of course, but you will love this version, which makes the most of the fragrant flavour of Scottish heather honey. Any other well-flavoured honey will work well too.