Baking is a cosy way to practise mindfulness. There's comfort and gentle distraction in weighing and measuring, following a recipe and repetitive actions like stirring and chopping. Hygge is the art of finding the cosiness in everyday moments, so hygge and baking are the perfect ingredients for a bit of kitchen therapy.
This is the ultimate sandwich loaf recipe. If you're after a high-rise loaf with a golden crust and a tender crumb worthy of a Paul Hollywood handshake, then this is it. If you can get hold of an old-fashioned loaf tin with crisp corners then you will be blessed with a loaf that has Hovis-appeal.
Recent news events relating to COVID-19 and self-isolation have made the world seem a chaotic and unsettling place right now, so if you're looking for an outlet to calm anxiety, still your thoughts and flex your creativity, then this simple Spring wreath is a great way to celebrate the turn in the seasons and is a lovely way to decorate your home.