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Cakes, Desserts, Fruit, Tips

Mini apple, pear and walnut cakes

There are so many recipes for apple cake and all giving different flavours, textures and appearances.This recipe has a very fruity filling and can be served as a cake or a dessert.  A light and moist cake this recipe can be made as a large cake but I like to make individual cakes as they...

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Canapés, Dinner Party, Tips

Garden Herb and Pea Pesto

I love the versatility of pesto. It can be adapted to what is in your store cupboard and use up all those bits you never know what to do with. DO NOT THROW ANYTHING AWAY! there is always some dish that can take different flavours. You might even find your new favourite flavour combination. I...

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Storecupboard Essentials Savoury

We all have cupboards full of ingredients we do want to use and many other items we have bought for that special recipe and haven’t needed again. How many times do we need cardamon seeds or tapioca flour? Well, I am having a good spring clean and have made a list of the basics I need...

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Root Ginger and Garlic

Root Ginger The other day when I was at the Market I saw these lovely fat roots of ginger. I bought a couple and on getting back home started on my root ginger attack! It is so easy to buy those expensive little jars of ginger paste which I think have half the flavour as fresh and you use...

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