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cherry and banana dairy free ice cream

Cherry & banana no churn ice-cream

In Ice Cream and Lollies On June 10, 2014 2 Comments

I’m not a Mum who treats sugar as the devil. I have a very sensible (well I think so) theory that by saying something’s off limits you create… Read More »

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Coconut & blueberry mini pavlovas

In Cakes and Bakes, Other, Puddings On January 8, 2014 5 Comments

This is my attempt at a low fat dessert for all those folk who harass me with requests for low fat puddings of one sort or another. I’m… Read More »

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Lemon, white choc & raspberry meringue roulade

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, Puddings On December 1, 2013 0 Comments

We all know that swiss rolls (that’s the cakery variety of rolled desserts) can cause all manner of issues. *Thinks back to the one particular tech challenge where… Read More »

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Malteaser malted mousse

In Christmas, Puddings On December 1, 2013 2 Comments

Here’s an easy pudding for all the cooks out there thinking how on earth they can cater for the non Christmas pudding eaters without driving themselves round the… Read More »

easy microwave christmas pudding

Easy microwave Christmassy pudding

In Christmas, Other, Puddings On November 27, 2013 3 Comments

We had some good news the other day. We have two more folks coming for Christmas day. Now I know not everyone likes the idea of the crowds… Read More »

homemade ferrero rocher

Chocolate hazelnut truffles

In Christmas, Other, Puddings, Snacks, Sweets On November 10, 2013 16 Comments

I know in folk tales and picture books Christmas memories are wooden toys, wreaths, carols around the piano and ‘fun’ snowball fights. My memories are less picture perfect…. Read More »

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Pears baked in cinnamon brushed pastry

In Pastry, Puddings, Veggie On September 24, 2013 4 Comments

Are baked pears an acceptable pudding? Or are they too healthy and hence not a treat? I rarely hanker after a nice slice of pear after supper. But… Read More »

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Toffee apple meringue tart

In Pastry, Puddings, Tarts and Pies On September 24, 2013 0 Comments

Toffee apples aren’t my thing. The toffee bit is great, it’s just the apple is a disappointment. So often too soft, crunchless and horror or all horrors, sometimes… Read More »

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Blackberry and hazelnut cookie crumble pie with a pastry crust

In Cakes and Bakes, Pastry, Puddings, Tarts and Pies On September 24, 2013 0 Comments

This is a terribly greedy pudding. It’s not content with being a pastry tart, it’s gone one better and added a blackberry custard filling. Then it threw caution… Read More »

pecan oaty crumble topping

Pecan & oat crumble topping

In Cakes and Bakes, Puddings On September 18, 2013 3 Comments

Crumble means Autumn and Autumn brings with it sewing names into gloves, collecting pine cones, drinking more red wine than in summer and icy cold putting the washing… Read More »