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Medlar ‘fruit cheese’

I love a good cookery challenge so, when my friend Gylda asked me if I’d like some medlar fruit from her orchard, I jumped at the chance. Most foods are best thrown away when they start to rot, but not … Continue reading

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Sticky toffee pudding

I’ve eaten a few sticky toffee puddings in my time but I’ve never made one so, when I had a recent request to make it for Sunday lunch, I had to do some research. There are lots of different recipes … Continue reading

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Date and orange cake

This simple loaf cake is ridiculously easy to make and packs a real flavour punch. Rich, sticky dates infused with orange zest and juice make this a brilliant cake for an afternoon energy boost with a cuppa. I’ve decorated it … Continue reading

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Parisian peaches

Many years ago, I went to a family-run restaurant in the suburbs of Paris for a working lunch. I can’t remember what else I ate on that warm summer day but I still dream about this dessert –  luscious peaches … Continue reading

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