International Scone Week 2014

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Celia, from Fig Jam and Lime Cordial, has declared the second week of August International Scone Week.  So be it.

Of course, with my recent success with sourdough scones, I was determined to make them for this auspicious occasion.  I decided to vary the recipe slightly and make sour dough date scones.

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International Scone Week 2012

It is International Scone Week, according to Celia at Fig Jam and Lime Cordial (and she should know since she invented it).  I usually make Belinda Jeffrey’s buttermilk scones or Margaret Fulton’s sultana scones but both books are in Perth and I am down south. How silly of me not to come prepared.  I should have known it was International Scone Week:)  But, as luck would have it, I had brought down Merle’s Kitchen by Merle Parrish.  I was in business. Continue reading