Tag Archives: sugar

Lemon Posset

Ever since I had the lime posset at Dark Horse, I knew I wanted to learn how to make it, and Tom was here for dinner yesterday, so it seemed as good a reason as any to have a go. … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas: Fudge

We are 11 days away from Christmas and I find myself in my usual just before Christmas mood, recovering from my December cold, half sorted and with a seemingly huge to do list. This year has been much easier, I … Continue reading

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Marmalade 2017

Although I put it down as a February goal, I’ve actually started the marmalade making already. On Saturday, I bought 3 kg of seville oranges. Which is three batches, which should last the year. The real issue is the amount … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Sauce

This is one of the Guardian’s ‘How to cook the perfect…’ and it’s really good.

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Apple Honey

I eat a lot of plain yoghurt and I wanted something sweet to go with it but I wasn’t sure what. Sugar gets a bad rap nowadays and I try to avoid hidden sugars which is fairly easy to do … Continue reading

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Raspberry gin / Raspberry jam

This weekend I decanted the raspberry gin.* It’s a beautiful colour and from it I got a 70cl bottle and 7 miniatures (50ml). Then I was left with the problem of what to do with now slightly bleached of colour … Continue reading

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Damson Syrup

After I made up the damson gin last week, I had about 300g of damsons left and I needed something to do with them. It’s difficult to talk about alcohol intake without sounding like I have a problem, I don’t … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday, it’s been a very stressy four day week and I’m so pleased I’ve got to Friday with my sanity more or less intact! 1) This profile of Robert Lustig and his war on sugar, was really interesting. 2) Why Khalid … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas – Mint Chocolate Sugar Scrub

Like a lot of the things I am giving to people this year, the idea is not original. There are a ton of homemade sugar scrub recipes around at the moment but this particular one came from How Sweet It … Continue reading

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Rhubarb, rhubarb

When we went to Chiswick House last week, we bought some rhubarb from the kitchen garden. Rhubarb isn’t pretty once you’ve cooked it but it is tasty, the perfect balance of tart and sweet. I didn’t take up Ma’s suggestion of … Continue reading

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