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homemade jaffa cakes

Jaffa Cakes

In Biscuits, Cakes and Bakes, Other, Snacks On April 13, 2015 1 Comment

So Lawrence could barely sit unaided until recently and now all of a sudden it’s action stations. Yesterday I rescued 2 remote controls, a Lego helicopter, a calculator,… Read More »

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A night in Birmingham

In Other On April 7, 2015 4 Comments

So given a night without all three of our kids, what did we do? Did we grab a takeaway, a DVD and an early night in our own,… Read More »

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Chocolate chip hot cross teacakes

In Breads, Cakes and Bakes, Easter, Other, Snacks On April 2, 2015 3 Comments

I really wanted to post something hugely traditional like a Simnel cake, some regular hot cross buns or even some kind of lamb dish. But I couldn’t. I… Read More »

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Cadbury Crème Egg cheesecake

In Cakes and Bakes, Easter, Other, Puddings On April 1, 2015 0 Comments

Well it wouldn’t be Easter without a Cadbury Crème Egg recipe. I’ve given you Cadbury Crème Egg mess and of course Cadbury Crème Egg chocolate flapjack in the past, but this… Read More »

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Weaning recipes

In Other, Snacks On April 1, 2015 2 Comments

I’ve been meaning to put all my weaning recipes in one place, but, well I’ve been busy weaning. Lawrence is now 9 months old and eats pretty much… Read More »

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Weaning flapjacks

In Cakes and Bakes, Other, Snacks On March 31, 2015 0 Comments

I struggled with what to call these. Sugar free flapjack? Refined sugar free flapjack? Baby flapjack? Or just plain old flapjack? I went for weaning flapjack in the… Read More »

white chocolate mousse eggs with lemon curd

White chocolate mousse eggs

In Easter, Other, Puddings, Sweets On March 30, 2015 1 Comment

Failure can be a good thing. Take London for example. The first time I took a solo trip to London it was a disaster. In 1999 I was… Read More »

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Lamb, pea and mint pie with rough puff pastry

In Lamb, Other, Pastry, Tarts and Pies On March 23, 2015 0 Comments

Now I made a similar pie to this on This Morning and it was easy, oh so easy. You just stirred it on the hob, covered it in raw… Read More »

homemade snickers

Homemade Snickers

In Other, Snacks, Sweets On March 23, 2015 5 Comments

These are not easy to make. They involve a lot of stages. They require you to boil sugar. They ask you to hunt out a sugar thermometer. They… Read More »

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Medieval fruit parcels for Richard III (Rysschews of Fruit)

In Other, Pastry, Snacks, Tarts and Pies On March 20, 2015 0 Comments

Leicester is in a state of high excitement; practically a frenzy. The last time this happened was when Sam Bailey won the X Factor. This time it’s an… Read More »