Spring is sprung – maybe …

My morning walk today with senior dog, Pip, took place not only in the quasi-sunshine but also showed me wild primroses flowering and even some little purple and white violets peeping through in the hedgerow (along with discarded lager & vodka bottles and some...
Country Scones

Country Scones

INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup dried currants or raisins 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 5 tablespoons cold butter 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream 2 egg yolks TOPPING: 1 egg white 1 teaspoon sugar 1/8...