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Chocolate crème brûlée surprise

You’ll probably need cheering up this morning after the election results and, if you want to make a dinner party-worthy dessert that will make you friends for life, look no further than this chocolate crème brûlée surprise. It’s ridiculously simple … Continue reading

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Pistachio topped banana loaf cake

Great way to use up leftover bananas! It’s essential to use very ripe bananas for this loaf cake to get the depth of flavour – the browner and spottier the skins the better. I started making it just to use … Continue reading

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Apricot and almond crumble

Seasonal English pudding treat I have a pretty big collection of cookery books, most of which have really beautiful pictures of finished dishes in them, often in settings that evoke the feelings of a season or a location that inspired … Continue reading

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Mmmmm macarons!

  I can’t think why I’ve never made macarons until recently. Perhaps it’s because, if you buy them from a shop, they are sooooo expensive that I thought they must be tricky to make at home. Well, I had a … Continue reading

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