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Afternoon tea scones

I think I’ve mentioned before that I don’t really have much of a sweet tooth but there are certain things that I’ll make an exception for…………an afternoon (or morning) tea treat of freshly baked scones topped with clotted cream and … Continue reading

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English Carrot Cake

In the school holidays, it’s always nice to have a homemade cake around for children and drop-in visitors. This is actually a good one for kids to help make and, as it’s moist texture comes from sweet grated carrots, it’s … Continue reading

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Onion and Anchovy Tart

I recently bought a pack of The Fickle Fish hot smoked anchovies from Waitrose because they looked interesting and I just really like anchovies. I was wondering what to do with them and I had a roll of all-butter puff … Continue reading

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Beetroot tarte tatin

I love a classic apple tarte tatin but this *beetroot version is a really delicious savoury alternative; you can also make an equally tasty version with thickly sliced tomatoes.  A perfect light summer lunch or supper dish with a crisp … Continue reading

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Parmesan shortbreads

A couple of years ago, I was at a friend’s Christmas party and her daughter offered us some of her homemade Parmesan shortbread biscuits to go with our drinks. They were so addictively delicious, I confess that I probably ate … Continue reading

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