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Maple Pecan Pie

I have heard that the French invented this pie after settling in New Orleans – having been introduced to the pecan nut by Native Americans. I have been reading about […]
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Waffling About

Everyone needs a bit of waffle now and then….so here’s to waffling on…and on………and on…………… I have a stove top waffle iron, which is good but I would still favour […]
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Markets

As I’m a nosey parker who likes to know what other people eat and everyone loves to know about a good market – I thought I’d combine the two. Here’s […]
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Easy No Knead Flatbreads

When I say these are easy, quick and delicious I am telling no lie. You literally add the ingredients together, divide the dough into 12 pieces, roll out each piece […]
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War of the Fish Pies

Where to start with this one….everyone seems to have their own way of making this dish and people are very precise about the particular way they like theirs to be. […]
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English Breakfast Muffins

English because they are savoury muffins, rather than the sweet American variety. Well worth the little effort taken to rise 2 hours before you plan to eat – here’s how […]
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The Perfect Tiramisu

This was my first attempt at tiramisu so I wanted to do my research to find the perfect recipe. I like the traditional method and Baileys or beer just wouldn’t […]
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Lovely Crumpets

A weekend breakfast maybe, but not difficult by any measure. Whether you go for bacon and maple syrup or poached eggs and dukkah – they are almost as revered as […]
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Soft pull-apart rolls

I first made these as buns for fried chicken and they were so light, soft and fluffy that I have decided to stick with this recipe for all future fried […]
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Broccoli Orecchiette

Easter had left us feeling like beached whales and so I wanted to make something really simple, tasty and cheap for Easter Monday. Looking through books, I found this recipe […]
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Pasta Jumble Bake

I came across this pasta at the weekend and bought it along with Sicilian and Kalamata olives, mozzarella, lots of large pomodoro tomatoes and basil with the intention of making […]
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Market Spaghetti

After a productive week, a bottle of well-deserved Prosecco turned into 2 less justified bottles, which lead onto my first experience at ‘Revolver’. Great fries, electronic music (not really our […]
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Going Nuts!

Eat a handful of almonds a day, walnuts for your heart, peanuts for your brain and pecans and brazils for men’s health! If all the nut advice is driving you […]
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Thank God for Fabric!

You could say fabrics are of secondary importance to food, which is possibly why they work so well together. Food for fuel, providing the essential nutrients required to keep us […]
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