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A plum tart fit for a wet day.

I know I shouldn’t complain but I’m finding today’s grey skies and rain rather dispiriting. I guess the sunshine of last week showed us how glorious life can be and now we are back where we belong with proper March … Continue reading

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Madeleines for tea

These lovely scented cakes are quick both to make and to cook. There is an element of technique needed as you start by beating the eggs and sugar to the ribbon stage. If you’ve not done this before the term … Continue reading

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Panatonne Bread and Butter Pudding and New Year’s diets.

In fact the picture shows a Pandoro as this year I rather overbought Italian sweet breads and having tried several of them during the holidays I had the Pandoro open and getting in my way. I find some of the … Continue reading

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Cheese Straws

Cheese Straws Easy to make and everyones favourite nibble at parties cheese straws are robust enough to stand up to the most highly spiced mulled wine The secret to a great cheese straw is to use masses of really tasty … Continue reading

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Are you eating lesser known fish? I am.

Click here to buy my new book Ham, Pickles and Jam Dabs, fresh from the boat on Aldeburgh beach. Such an inexpensive luxury, the seven fish shown above cost me £3.00. Yes, amazing value. I know I had to buy … Continue reading

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Chocolate Biscuit cake fit for this Prince!!

I hear William is having one of these cakes as a Groom’s cake at his wedding. My childhood favourite was this cake too, so here is my mother’s recipe: Enjoy!! Chocolate Biscuit Cake 200g broken biscuits 85g blanched slivered almonds … Continue reading

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