A couple of weekends ago, I had the chance to hide among the tall fava bean plants and dive deep to collect the long green pods.
I also kneeled down the search for the fresh pea pods hiding underneath barricades of pea vines. I stepped on numerous ones, despite being careful, attempting to reach a handful of pods sunbathing together in the open.
I’ve seen hot cross buns on the internet but never knew they were Easter recipe, and Good Friday in particular. This month, I bought my third issue of the Jamie magazine, spring issue, and saw a new twist on the hot cross buns. I said to myself, let’s give it a try.
The recipe for Hot Cross Muffins in the magazine is gluten free, but since I have no problem with gluten, I used regular ingredients I can easily get. These muffins are sweet, flavorful, soft, and moist on the inside. They are enjoyable on their own, or with a cup of strong coffee, french press I’d say, during any time of the day. Continue reading →