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Flapjack or Florentine?

I think it’s fairly obvious at this stage that I have a very sweet tooth! In the lead up to Christmas I allowed myself free reign when it came to eating treats. I was so busy, working very long days … Continue reading

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Wild Garlic Pesto

After a very long break, I’m back! That said, I haven’t been resting on my laurels, I have been busy. And although my busyness has not all been food related, the majority of it has, between sweet creation and generally … Continue reading

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Wild Mushroom Foraging (“Big Bill’s Wild Mushroom Hunts”)

As children each Autumn we often went wild mushroom picking. Setting out at the crack of dawn, the dew like little glass beads on the fields, welly clad feet, long strands of meadow grass collected for threading our flat topped … Continue reading

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Uncle Barr’s Famous Wings

So here’s the story behind Uncle Barr’s Famous Wings. It all started with the love of the ‘Elephant & Castle’s ‘ Spicy Chicken Wings in a Basket, promises to a sick child that once she was better she could have … Continue reading

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Queen of Tarts

I’ve had a long break from my blog, more about that in a later post. So to whet my appetite for writing again I thought I’d share a quick little recipe that was (and still is) one of my favourite … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Raspberry Birthday Brownies

  It would appear that I very often start off a post by exclaiming that the following ingredients are my favourite combo etc etc, in the last post it was raspberries and almond! I think it is safe to say … Continue reading

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Bella’s Birthday Cake

I don’t generally need a reason to bake something sweet and delicious however, it’s always good to have an excuse to really push the boat out. So when I came across this cake I knew I had the perfect occasion … Continue reading

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