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Baked Scotch Eggs – Gebackene Schottische Eier

Baked Scotch Egg by Baltic Maid

A Scotch Egg is a hard-boiled egg wrapped in meat. The British invented this delicious recipe but much to my dismay it is usually deep fried. Not that I dislike deep fried food but for two reasons I stay away from this. Number one, I hate the splattering oil, the smell (and smoke, at times), [...]

English Banoffee Pie

The English Banana and Toffee Pie aka the Banoffee Pie. I recently discovered Dulce de Leche, a delicious caramel sauce made from condensed milk. It is very popular in Latin America. Dulce de leche is easy to make contrary to what I thought and the result is astounding. It is true what is being said about it [...]

British Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns are sweet, spiced buns. They are traditionally eaten on Good Friday and Easter in general. I am always curious about the stories behind traditions and culture. Wikipedia has some interesting information about these hot cross buns. The most obvious part is the cross on top of the bun symbolizing Jesus’ crucifixion. The [...]

Scottish Lavender Shortbread

I am very excited about the lavender I harvested a few days ago and then dried.  It smells so lovely.  I always wanted to bake and cook with lavender; and now that I harvested my very own homegrown lavender, it’s about  time. Shortbread reminds me of Scotland.  We visited Scotland about two years ago.  It [...]

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