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Lena's Porridge Bread Buns

Lena’s Swedish Porridge Bread Recipe

Do you delight in eating porridge for breakfast? Or would you rather stick to bread? No need to choose,  bake ...
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A selection of mini cakes

Meet Laurian Veaudour master patissier, make mini choux buns

When you were little, did you know what you wanted to be when you grew up? I wanted to be ...
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Baked rhubarb almond cake

Make a delicious rhubarb dessert

Try my Rhubarb Dessert Recipe With plenty of rhubarb growing in the garden and available in the markets, it's time ...
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artichoke, asparagus, fresh garlic

How to eat Artichokes and Asparagus

I love this time of year. There's such a sense of expectancy. Plants are growing (let's just ignore the weeds) ...
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Traditional baguettes proving

Bake Better Bread: Pre ferment – Pâte fermentée

 Do you want to know a secret? This is one of the secrets to great tasting bread and is part ...
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Best Scone Recipe

How to make the best scone ever

Baking Scones One of the enjoyable things I get to do is to head over to Log House Holidays and ...
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Duck cooked sous vide

Top Tips for Sous Vide Cooking

Learn to love sous vide cooking Do you love eating fish, but are never too happy about cooking it? Do ...
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Zucchini Courgette Brownie Recipe

Try this moist chocolate courgette brownie recipe

At this time of the year you might be overwhelmed with courgettes / zucchini. I swear that they grow whilst ...
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Preserved lemons - Auntie Caroline style

Get yourself in a perfect pickle

There's nothing like a good pickle to accompany your favourite cheese or charcuterie. It's that all important zing that makes ...
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The Orange and Almond Cake

An amazing orange cake by Emily Scott

May I suggest that after chocolate, citrus is everyone's favourite flavours? Flavours that excite the palate and add a refreshing ...
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Ready to eat the Madeleines

Madeleine – bake a French favourite cake

Sing for Syria I have just come back from an event in my village. It was the seventh such event ...
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Follow my easy to make herby focaccia recipe

Soup and Focaccia inspired by Richard Buckley

Making the mosts of plants in your cooking I've been reading Richard Buckley's new book, Plants Taste Better. Those of ...
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Why water temperature is so important when making bread

Bake Better Bread: Temperature

Is water cold, warm or hot if it is tepid? If the water is tepid, what temperature is it? The ...
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Bake Better Bread: Autolyse

Autolyse (Pre soak) I learnt to bake professionally in France and I use the techniques and practices every time I ...
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Apple crumble - just add cream, custard or ice cream

Apple Crumble: essential comfort food

Apple crumble is the favourite dish of so many people I know. When did you last eat some? It's such ...
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I make my own mincemeat for a taste so much superior to shop bought

The Christmas Tag- What I love about Christmas

It's fun to try something new. I am joining in with in a Christmas tag where fellow bloggers share their ...
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Read to eat the mulled wine pears?

Mulled wine pears recipe

Spicy Pears, a perfect dessert If you've visited Morocco, I am sure one of your abiding memories will be the ...
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Savoury Tear and Share Pesto Rolls Recipe

Christmas Pesto Rolls This is a fun recipe to make and you can get the kids involved.  My recipe is ...
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A delicious coffee recipe - Curry Meat Balls, Quarry Books, an imprint of The Quarto Group

How do you take your coffee?

Cooking with Coffee Why don't we use coffee more in cooking and particularly in savoury dishes? I think it's time ...
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Zero Waste Week – Try Left Over Pie

Did you know Zero Waste Week has taken please each September since 2008? No I didn't either. It's an annual ...
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A crips pastry case filled with delicious heirloom tomatoes. This recipe is easy and delicious

A Simple Tasty Tomato Tart Recipe

The taste of a ripe tomato is a wonderful thing. I'm lucky enough to have a greenhouse and have grown ...
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All homemade: Clotted cream, scone and strawberry jam

Clotted Cream a must for Afternoon Tea

How better to celebrate with clotted cream? It's an essential part of a true afternoon tea. Indeed, could it be ...
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Robert Fortune Iced tea

Tammy’s Iced Tea Recipe

Tammy's Iced Tea Recipe Iced tea is big in America and whilst you can buy ready made here, it's not ...
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White wish with rose wine recipe

Tasting and eating wine

Fish cooked in rosé wine My husband queried "Are you sure Petit Ballon are happy with you cooking rather than ...
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Elderflower cordial or syrup recipe

In the pink. Make elderflower cordial

How to make elderflower cordial If you want a non-alcoholic drink that is refreshing, what do you choose?  I often ...
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120 asparagus spears known as a hundred

Make the most of asparagus

I'm standing at the corner of a huge field with Darren Hedges, Asparagus Grower and Revills Farm Shop owner. Bredon ...
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Baked coconut doughnuts – utterly delicious

There's something about a coconut that makes you smile. I've been humming "Put the lime in the coconut" and the ...
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The perfect cafe liegeois

A perfect coffee ice cream

It's all about the coffee The first time I ate a Café Liègeois was in Ajaccio, Corsica. It's a beautiful ...
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Mung Been Curry from Mira Manek's Saffron Soul

Food inspiration: Recipes from Pakistan and India

Cookery Book Review There is always room for one more book about food. I love that sense of anticipation. Will ...
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My cider bread made with Blow Horn Cider

Cotswold Cider Bread Recipe

Make Bread with Cider I am new to craft cider. My recollections of drinking cider is of those well known ...
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The finished squid stew - doesn't it look appetising?

Spicy Squid Stew – Comfort on a plate

A warming, tasty recipe When challenged to create a recipe using new potatoes, I immediately thought of this dish. I ...
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One scoop or two? Let's make it three scoops of mango ice cream.

Simple tasty ice cream

Mango Ice Cream I really cannot imagine why it has taken me so long to get an ice cream maker ...
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Fetching home the Christmas dinner cooked at the local bakers http://www.victorianlondon.org/food/bakers.gif

A Victorian Christmas: Furmenty and Snapdragon

We have the Victorians to thank for many of our Christmas traditions but thank goodness some of them are not ...
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A really delicious alcoholic drink that can be drunk neat or added to a cocktail, sloe gin is easy to make with fruits from the hedgerow

Let’s make winning sloe gin

Make award winning sloe gin Sloe gin is a gorgeous tipple. Drink a tot on its own or add to ...
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Squashes and pumpkins make great soup

Baked soup recipe and other flavours

Don't you just love a good soup? I eat soup every day and love experimenting with local produce and great ...
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Let’s reclaim jelly

Make jelly for yourself not the kids! When I was little, I loved nothing more than chewing on jelly cubes ...
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Mini berry babas served in ramekins

Make mini berry rum babas

Clandestine Cake Club She struggled into the packed room clutching a very large white box. "I don't know what happened" ...
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Twice baked cheese souffle at Cafe Mosaic, Cirencester

Lunch in Cirencester: Cafe Mosaic

You don't really expect to get a recipe when you visit a Café for lunch, yet this is what happened ...
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