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sunshine cake with pineapple and carrot

Sunshine cake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On September 16, 2014 3 Comments

This is a serious blog post. Well as serious as cake gets. I want to warn you in case you’re expecting the usual drivel about babies and weight… Read More »

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Bonfire cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes On September 9, 2014 1 Comment

This recipe is all about the preparation. You just need to be a busy bee (with helpers if possible) getting everything ready. Think of it as a baking… Read More »

peanut and raisin cookies with water mark

Peanut & raisin oaty cookies

In Biscuits, Other On September 3, 2014 2 Comments

There’s a natural saturation level of competance in pretty much everything. Reach your limit and the wheels come off. In business it’s called the Peter Principle – where… Read More »

lemon blueberry and white choc cupcakes

Lemon, blueberry & white chocolate cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes On August 19, 2014 5 Comments

I worked with a girl once who literally stopped traffic. Now people overuse the word literally. They literally use it all the time to describe things that literally… Read More »

salmon and asparagus quiche

Salmon & asparagus quiche

In Other, Pastry, Tarts and Pies On August 12, 2014 4 Comments

I read a blog about a very large family in the US. I daren’t tell you who they are. I can’t link to it in case the blogger… Read More »

apple maple and ginger cake

Apple, ginger & maple syrup layer cake

In Cakes and Bakes On August 5, 2014 2 Comments

Can we talk about my backside? Just for a moment. I have spent most of my teenage and adult life being unhappy with my weight. Is that shocking?… Read More »

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Momma’s Cornish ginger fairings

In Biscuits On August 4, 2014 2 Comments

I was very close to my grandmother, named Momma (pronounced ‘Mom-mar’) by my toddler self. She was about 5 foot nothing, obsessed with her ‘bloody hair’ as she called it… Read More »

florentines from book

Rocky road florentines

In Biscuits, Cakes and Bakes On July 28, 2014 4 Comments

My publisher has given the okay to blog another recipe from my book, Recipes from a Normal Mum. With 100 recipes to choose from it wasn’t an easy… Read More »

spelt rye and white loaf of bread

Rye, spelt and white blend loaf

In Breads On July 21, 2014 2 Comments

We’re back from our summer hols. We went to Suffolk. Southwold to be precise. We always holiday in Suffolk; it’s my attempt at creating childhood memories the boys… Read More »

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Gluten free brownies

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On July 15, 2014 8 Comments

I saw a friend this week. We went to school together many years ago. She gave birth to her first born child just two days before my third… Read More »