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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 »

spinach ricotta and sweet potato one layer lasagne

Spinach, ricotta and sweet potato lasagne

In Veggie On March 16, 2015 5 Comments

This is one of those surprise recipe experiments that’s both delicious and also quick. I love quick. Quick and I are the best of friends. It’s also meat… Read More »

chocolate orange scones

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On March 13, 2015 2 Comments

Mother’s Day looms. I already have my gifts; a little cardboard pot coloured in with felt tips and a card shaped like a tea pot with some letters… Read More »

15 minute chocolate cake puddings

15 minute chocolate cake puddings

In Cakes and Bakes, Desserts, Puddings On March 11, 2015 3 Comments

Today I attended a Mother’s Day assembly that not one of my sons’ featured in. Not one. No, I was not being a kind soul and sitting in… Read More »

chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate chip cookies

In Biscuits, Other On March 9, 2015 6 Comments

Mother’s Day is looming. This recipe isn’t a Mother’s Day suggestion. Not that these cookies aren’t delicious and a wonderful gift to bestow on any well behaved mother,… Read More »

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Zingy lemon & raspberry trifle

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, Easter, Other On March 2, 2015 3 Comments

I may love Easter more than Christmas as Christian school holidays go. I know this might be controversial. Hear me out. (Most reasons are chocolate and present buying related… Read More »

rye spelt and poppy seed rolls

Rye, spelt & poppy seed freezer rolls

In Baking, Breads On February 24, 2015 0 Comments

I’ve not been well. Nothing quantifiable, just feeling tired all the time, run down; spent. So I made bread rolls. That’s what works for me. Regular over the… Read More »

pancakes

Never fail pancakes

In Other, Puddings, Snacks, Veggie On February 17, 2015 0 Comments

I feel I could be in danger of teaching grandmother to suck eggs. But I’m ploughing on through anyway. It’s pancake day, or rather Shrove Tuesday. The day… Read More »