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Stumbling around:      this time it’s personal
1 month ago

Stumbling around: this time it’s personal

My school report (aged 6) read, ‘Deborah is a happy little girl with a lively mind’.

Not much has changed.

A happy little girl with a lively mind being trapped …
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Chocolate Almond Butter Bites
1 month ago

Chocolate Almond Butter Bites

There are some days when you don’t have enough energy to lift a finger or you have so much to do that you don’t have much time but yearn for …
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Piña colada ice lolly
4 months ago

Piña colada ice lolly

This easy piña colada iced lolly is delightfully refreshing. It’s the ideal summertime pick me up.  The riper the pineapple, the more delicious your ice lolly will be. You can …
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Horchata de chufa
4 months ago

Horchata de chufa

Horchata de chufa is originally from Valencia, Spain however there are different versions from all around the world. The Spanish version uses tiger nuts.

Tiger Nuts are not nuts …
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Gathering and Using Wild Garlic
7 months ago

Gathering and Using Wild Garlic

It certainly feels like Spring when your neighbour knocks on your door with the first of the seasons foraged wild garlic. That’s what it felt like this morning. The sun …
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Chocolate and Raspberry Trifle
9 months ago

Chocolate and Raspberry Trifle

This is a time-honoured seasonal dessert with one of my favourite combinations: deep chocolaty-toned yet celestially light sponge, sharp raspberries and sweet unctuous custard and cream. It is sheer perfection …
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THE GREAT BRITISH  UN-BAKE OFF
1 year ago

THE GREAT BRITISH UN-BAKE OFF

Yesterday was the start of the Great British Bake Off.  

If you’re not in the UK, it’s an annual tradition where two very exacting bakers (Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood) …
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Cake-crashing in London
1 year ago

Cake-crashing in London

I think we might have started a new thing. Well at least, I hope we have.

Today we cake-crashed the office of a London client. It’s a bit like gate-crashing …
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Practice, preparation…
1 year ago

Practice, preparation…

I have a theory that it takes 10,000 hours to really master something. So I try and get the hours in whenever I can.  I’m not sure how many hours …
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Sweet and spicy dressing
1 year ago

Sweet and spicy dressing

This dressing is unfathomably good over crisp vegetables or soft seaweed noodles and also over a simple salad of broccoli and kale. Add a handful of chopped cashews or almonds …
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