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Chicken with fennel and tarragon

I love the aniseed flavour and fragrance of fennel and tarragon and it goes perfectly with chicken. Add leeks, a white wine and cream sauce, serve with some creamy, buttery mash and you’ve got a real winner of a dinner … Continue reading

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Cream of leek and potato soup

Cream of leek and potato soup is one of my favourites so I was surprised when I looked at the recipe index page to see that I hadn’t written one up for the blog. Dear readers, as I’ve just made … Continue reading

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Jubilee chocolate trifle

In the run up to the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee there was a competition to find the best pudding to celebrate at a Jubilee party. A lemon trifle won and I’m sure it was lovely but my chocolate and coffee version … Continue reading

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Panettone custard pudding

I was given an apricot leavened cake, or Panettone, from the Campania region of Italy for my birthday; it’s a kind of sweet bread made with candied fruits popular at Christmas and New Year. Although it’s delicious on its own, … Continue reading

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