Monthly Archives: November 2013

Extra Special Frangipane Mince Pies

A couple of weeks ago my lovely friend Gazala presented me with a jar of homemade mincemeat, for no good reason whatsoever. Who wouldn’t want a friend like that?! She’d used a Mary Berry recipe, with butter rather than suet … Continue reading

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Nigel Slater’s Ginger Cake : A Very Versatile Bake

I’m a relatively imprecise cook, both in terms of planning and execution. It’s not intentional and from time to time I can be very meticulous but on the whole, I cook or bake when the fancy takes me and I … Continue reading

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Medlar : just what you’ve been looking for?

When I’m asked to recommend a nice restaurant which won’t break the bank, chances are Medlar is the answer. If you’ve got plenty of cash to splash or if you have specific requirements as to location or cuisine, there are … Continue reading

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