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Mincemeat Rolls

My lovely colleague Jess and I have an occasional breakfast club, she buys ham and cheese croissants from eat and Imake us breakfast and bring it in. Last week, Jess brought croissiants in on Monday and I’d said that I’d … Continue reading

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Blackberry Yoghurt Cake

I like to think I’m a pretty good cook, most of what I cook is edible at the very least, sometimes I have a really good idea but really what I am doing is making something to eat, the highest … Continue reading

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Courgette Bread – Three Ways

Have I mentioned that I have a glut of courgettes? I never go the allotment and pick just one courgette, last week I picked 27 over the week, which is excessive. Lesson learned for next year, we’ll limit ourselves to just … Continue reading

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Gin and Tonic Cake

World Gin Day is just around the corner (Saturday), so today’s cooking adventure needed to include gin! I’ve made a gin drizzle cake before, the recipe came from Pudding Lane and it was brilliant but it started with weighing the eggs … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Crumble Muffins

I love rhubarb and the allotment has two large rhubarb plants, so I’m getting my fix. Someone mentioned rhubarb muffins and I found this recipe. Which I changed to accommodate my needs and foodie desires.They are moist but sturdy muffins … Continue reading

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Christmas Baking

Last week, I sat down and started to think about Christmas Baking. This falls into two categories what I’m cooking for home and what I’m cooking to give away. Fortunately there is an overlap so it’s not too strenuous. The … Continue reading

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Date Bars

I was expecting that six weeks more or less off my feet and at home would lead me to put on weight, that hasn’t been the case. Partly because I haven’t had a lot of appetite and partly because there … Continue reading

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