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Mother's Day 💐, Spring 🌱 and New Recipes
March 16, 2021


I hope you're having a good March so far! It does feel like Spring is almost around the corner, and there is definitely a feeling of hope in the air. The sun is shining more, and the daffodils are blooming. Even the lovely cherry trees have blossomed, so we won't have long to wait.

The children are finally back to physical school, and I can't tell you what a relief that is. Children need to socialise and be around their friends and peers, and being cooped up for so long in lockdown has made them desperate for human interaction. Everyone is so much more relaxed and happy.

It was Mother's Day 💐 this past weekend, here in the UK, and my boys pampered me by cooking a delicious breakfast. We also celebrated a birthday last week, have another coming up in April, and Easter sandwiched in between. Spring is birthday season around here, and as you can imagine, it's also a busy time for baking!

I hope you're managing to make the most of the warming weather. Read on to see what's new this month.

🥳 Birthday Cupcakes 🎉

We celebrated a milestone birthday last week with these fun and delicious cupcakes!

Chocolate Cupcakes
with Chocolate Buttercream

A chocolate lover's delight, these cupcakes are made using a light and airy sponge, topped with a velvety and creamy buttercream.

New Recipes on Serves 4 📝

Take a look at the new recipes below that have been recently added to Serves 4.

Italian Meringue Buttercream

Once you've tried the gorgeously fluffy texture of Italian buttercream, you may never look back!

Homemade Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

My go to chocolate cupcake recipe that is full of real chocolate flavour and works every time.

How to Make Shortbread Cookies

Here is a fun and easy bake to do with the kids, requiring only three ingredients.

How to Make Shortbread

Buttery and crumbly, shortbread makes the perfect afternoon tea treat.

Almond Basil Pesto Sauce Recipe

Pesto sauce is great for keeping in the fridge or freezer for those days don't have time to cook properly.

Instant Pot Red Bean Paste

Make red bean paste for all your favourite desserts even quicker using the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Irish Stew

Now you can make this comforting classic stew in the Instant Pot and chase away the cold outdoors.

Broccoli with Oyster Sauce

Here's an easy way to make eating broccoli more interesting.

To see more new recipes, click here.

Thank you for stopping by and for your support. 🙏 I hope you've enjoyed this newsletter.

Keep cooking and carry on!

Wendy | Serves 4

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