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You can’t beat a bit of focaccia

Did you miss me? Did you even notice I was gone?? For the first time since I started this blog, more than a month has gone past without any posts. In fact, it is very nearly three months! This is … Continue reading

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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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Leftover Egg Whites? Make Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

I’m rather partial to a carbonara, sometimes it’s the only thing that will do. After a hard day in the office there can be nothing more satisfying than a huge bowl of pasta with a rich, creamy, salty sauce and … Continue reading

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Lemon Chiffon Cake : A Bit of Light Relief

I love a bit of charity me, who doesn’t like to give to a good cause in whatever way they can afford?! I especially love it when you can combine doing something good with doing something that you love and … Continue reading

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Polpo The Cookbook : A Venetian Feast

I spent Saturday cooking up a feast from the marvellous Polpo cookbook. If you don’t have it, I would highly recommend that you add it to your letter to Santa. Not only does it contain over a hundred delicious sounding … Continue reading

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Malaysian Duck and Mango Curry

A couple of weekends ago Yotam Ottolenghi popped up on my Twitter timeline with a recommendation, if I was only to cook one thing that weekend it should be this duck and mango curry with lemon and curry leaf rice. … Continue reading

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