Something to bake (with kids): strawberry cheesecake muffins

Sometimes you bake with kids and it's a dream. They get on well, they take turns, everyone's laughing and just a little flour-smudged in a photogenic way, like you're in a Cath Kidston advert and someone's about to present you with a lifetime supply of floral patterns. Then other times you bake with kids and … Continue reading Something to bake (with kids): strawberry cheesecake muffins

Something to bake: raspberry and hazelnut flapjack bars

I bake for lots of reasons. Because I need to bring refreshments somewhere. Because I need to supply our cupboards more conveniently with emergency cake. And for comfort, of course, always for comfort. In a week in which David Bowie and Alan Rickman have both passed on unexpectedly, plus that avalanche earlier in the week and … Continue reading Something to bake: raspberry and hazelnut flapjack bars