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Tavas – Cypriot braised beef with potatoes, tomato and oregano

Tavas is a popular dish from the island of Cyprus that is incredibly simple to make and full of robust Mediterranean flavours. The Cypriots often use cinnamon in savoury dishes; they sprinkle it on chicken skin and over potatoes before … 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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Swiss-style cherry clafoutis

I’m really not a pudding person so, when I actually bother to make one, I do like it to be a crowd pleaser. This Swiss-style cherry clafoutis (inspired by a recipe from Betty’s legend Lesley Wild) is easy to make, … Continue reading

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#EasterBaking – apple and ginger hot cross buns

Nothing says ‘Easter’ like the aroma of freshly baked hot cross buns. I know you can easily buy factory-made ones in every supermarket, but making them at home is well worth the effort in terms of flavour and makes the … Continue reading

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