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    Plain White Buns

    In this video, Vera (aged 8) shows you how to make a very simple dinner roll/bun recipe in the main oven of a Homewood Heritage. Extremely beginner friendly, you can’t go wrong! Simple and delicious, this recipe is an excellent addition to anyone’s repertoire, no matter your level of cooking ability. Makes enough for our family of seven’s lunch ❤️🔥 Recipe: 1 tablespoon oil 1 and a half cups of lukewarm water 1 heaped teaspoon sugar 1 level teaspoon salt 4 cups of flour [level! The two cups that Zelda added weren’t quite full, so we had to top up later otherwise it was going to be too sticky!]2-3 teaspoons…

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    Apricot and Coconut Loaf

    Very easy to make, this simple recipe is a favourite in our family: a moist, dense loaf, perfect for the school or work lunchbox. Was a recurring feature in Zak’s childhood, with Penelope [Granny] making this often on the tiny coal range they had when he was a boy. This sweet loaf tastes great served plain by itself, or with a little bit of butter. 1 ½ cup white flour ¾ cup wholemeal flour 2 heaped tsp baking powder 2 cup desiccated coconut [long thread coconut is best] 1 cup raw sugar 1 heaped cup diced dry apricots [can soak these in the milk for an hour or more to…

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    Sweetcorn Fritters

    One of Zelda’s favourite things to cook, a Kiwi-classic straight out of the good old Edmonds Cook Book: Sweetcorn Fritters! 3/4 cup plain flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon saltblack pepper1 egg440 g can cream-style corn2 tablespoons oil Sift flour, baking powder, salt and pepper to taste into a bowl. Add egg, mixing to combine. Stir in sweetcorn. Heat oil in a frying pan. Drop tablespoonsful of corn mixture into pan. Cook until golden then turn and cook other side. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot.Serves 4-6 You can buy your own copy of this recipe book here! [Note that Zelda makes a double batch in this video!]