Lemon lavender mini loaves

I want to tell you about a new addition to my baking books library – Amber Rose love bake nourish. Her recipes make great use of alternative flours, refined sugar alternatives, and other ingredients. As a keen Thermomix baker this is music to my ears. No need to search the supermarket or run to Wholefoods…

Lemon macarons with lavender buttercream

As all my friends and followers know, I make a LOT of macarons, and cannot be persuaded to make them by the French method. Since that's the way most bloggers I read make them, I make no apologies for posting another variation on my basic recipe.