Category Archives: Recipes

Little Lemon Tarts

As it was my birthday this week then it also meant that I needed to bake a shed-load of treats for my colleagues. Well I could do what everyone else does and pick up a load of treats from the … Continue reading

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Strawberry And White Chocolate Mousse Tarts

It is getting to that time of year when strawberries are in abundance and are also extremely affordable. Got to love seasonality! Whereas in midwinter it can be £3 for 200g, I managed to get 1kg for the same price. … Continue reading

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Sourdough starter (mis)adventures

I have been wanting to make my own sourdough for a while and it was on my New Years baking resolutions. (It was on last year as well but never got round to it.) In the bread baking circle on … Continue reading

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Bacon and Butternut Risotto

This week has been a week of culinary experimentation as I have started my own sourdough (post to follow) and for Shrove Tuesday the Gorgeous One and I had beef, pepper and onions rolled in pancakes using my pancake recipe … Continue reading

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Panini Rolls 4 Ways

I absolutely love making bread; there is something very therapeutic about kneading dough and patiently waiting for it to rise. Also it is amazing how those few ingredients (flour, water, yeast, and salt) transform into something fabulous. Once you have … Continue reading

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Date and Cashew (fake Caramel) Tart

Last week the @sundaybakeclub challenge was caramel. Normally I’d be all over that like a fashionista over a Prada bag. (Was going to go for a pig in muck but thought I might alienate some of my city living readers) … Continue reading

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Great bakes, great prize!

Just a quick post to say WAHOO really, my autographed copy of John Waite Bakes at Home has arrived! The delectable John Waite (winner of season 3 of GBBO) picked my Nutella Star Bread as one of the best bakes … Continue reading

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Banana and Honey Bundtlettes

Happy New Year to you all and I hope you had a great time with family and friends over the festive period. I know I certainly did and with the festivities came lots of gorgeous food and drink. It may … Continue reading

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Quiche Lorraine

I was wondering what to bake this weekend when the better half requested a quiche. Orders given, I dived into my recipe books to refresh my memory and check ingredients for my shopping list. I’m doing my normal trick of … Continue reading

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Practically Perfect Pancakes

Who doesn’t love a good pancake? Whether served with fruit and cream, chocolate, maple syrup or even the classic lemon and sugar, there are as many combinations as you can come up with. I must admit I prefer the British … Continue reading

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