Monthly Archives: July 2019

Courgette, Brie and Red Pepper muffins

Courgette, Brie and Red Pepper Muffins By now dear readers we are in the middle of a heat wave…right? Long summer days, with little to do but pack picnics, take the kids/loved ones/prospective loved ones that you are trying to impress/just yourself because everyone else is vastly irritating (even the dogs) and walk the hills, head to the beach or … Continue reading

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red pepper, brie, courgette savoury muffins

Let them eat Sweets (they have to make them)

How are the holidays going? Have you made it to the beach? Most importantly is the weather being kind to you and are the children driving you nuts? I have a plan for you – Open a sweet shop! This will involve planning…on their part. Firstly may I humbly suggest you pick a charity to benefit from the sale of … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake – healthy eating?

Carrot Cake To herald the beginning of my favourite season, I’m sharing with you the recipe for one of my favourite cakes. My mum used to make this for us occasionally – it would generally appear when she was being all earth-mothery and going through one of her bread-baking phases. My mother is a brilliant cook but *whispers* she’s never … Continue reading

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Millionaires shortbread

Millionaires shortbread Without exception this is my daughters favourite. I can’t make it often as her teeth will fallout and she’ll become diabetic. Unfortunately however, she has taught herself to make these (really my kitchen is not my own any more…the only place I reign supreme is in the  showroom kitchen at work) and will happily spend her pocket money … Continue reading

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Millionaires shortbread

Steamed ginger and treacle pudding

Steamed ginger and treacle pudding   175g/6oz self-raising flour 115g/4oz butter (softened) 115g/4oz caster sugar 2 large free range eggs ½ tsp baking powder 2 bulbs of stem ginger from a jar 1 tbsp of syrup from the same jar 1 tsp ground ginger Pinch of ground cinnamon 4 tbsp of Golden Syrup   Oven : simmering oven 2-2 ½ … Continue reading

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Birthday Chocolate Cake for family celebrations

Birthday Chocolate cake for family gatherings April is the month for birthdays in our family. Well it is the month that seems to get silly season kicked off. My eldest grandson’s birthday is actually at the end of March but by the time we get our acts together the joint birthday party happens at the beginning of April. He has … Continue reading

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