Let’s celebrate: Berry and cream shortbreads 

Let’s celebrate: Berry and cream shortbreads By Eleanor Maidment Published: 00:02 BST, 4 April 2021 | Updated: 00:02 BST, 4 April 2021 You can use any berry jam in the filling of these pretty sandwiched shortbreads. MAKES 8-10 PREPARE 30 minutes, plus 30 minutes chilling COOK 20 minutes 110g unsalted butter, at room temperature 50g … Read more

Let’s celebrate: Cinnamon apple hot cross buns 

Let’s celebrate: Cinnamon apple hot cross buns By Eleanor Maidment Published: 00:02 BST, 4 April 2021 | Updated: 00:02 BST, 4 April 2021 Lightly spiced and with a wonderfully soft crumb, these buns are best served while still slightly warm, split open and spread with cold, salted butter. MAKES 12 larger buns or 15 smaller … Read more

Let’s celebrate: Passionfruit tart | Daily Mail Online

Let’s celebrate: Passionfruit tart By Eleanor Maidment Published: 00:01 BST, 4 April 2021 | Updated: 00:01 BST, 4 April 2021 A glorious spring tart with a silky-smooth passionfruit filling. To save time, you can use shop-bought ready-rolled shortcrust pastry. SERVES 8 PREPARE 30 minutes, plus chilling COOK 1 hour 10 minutes PASTRY 200g plain flour, … Read more

Let’s celebrate: Cappuccino cake  | Daily Mail Online

Let’s celebrate: Cappuccino cake By Eleanor Maidment Published: 00:01 BST, 4 April 2021 | Updated: 00:01 BST, 4 April 2021 A very simple loaf cake with a heady hit of coffee and a light-as-anything whipped mascarpone topping.   SERVES 10-12 PREPARE 25 minutes COOK 1 hour 175g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 5 tbsp … Read more

Let’s celebrate: Carrot and coconut layer cake 

Let’s celebrate: Carrot and coconut layer cake By Eleanor Maidment Published: 00:01 BST, 4 April 2021 | Updated: 00:01 BST, 4 April 2021 This makes a fabulous centrepiece and the flavours of carrot and coconut go fantastically well together. SERVES 12 PREPARE 40 minutes, plus cooling COOK 30 minutes 150ml sunflower oil, plus extra for … Read more

Demand for campsites, holiday lets and beer gardens rocket as Britons ready for lockdown easing 

It’s staycation mania! Demand for campsites, holiday lets and beer gardens rocket with Cornwall ‘more than 80% sold’ as Britons ready for lockdown easing on April 12 Outdoor wining & dining and staycation demand has soared in run up to April 12  Local travel industry is preparing for a busy summer with foreign trips unlikely … Read more

Staycationers desperate to get away tell holiday lets they will pay in cash and hide their cars

Staycationers desperate to get away over Easter are telling holiday lets they will pay in cash, hide their cars and arrive at night in bid to avoid getting caught breaking Covid rules Owners of self-catering accommodation criticised would-be holidaymakers  Many have asked to book discrete getaways despite ongoing Covid restrictions Self-catered accommodation will be able to … Read more