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NANAIMO BARS

I have a lot recipe books in my flat. A LOT! I have bookshelves full of them in my spare room, I have shelves being weighed down in my living room by them, I have piles of them on various tables around my flat. I even have a pile of…

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NUTELLA FINANCIERS

Last week my friend Nick emailed me asking how much I wanted a Nutella book. My answer? A LOT! I found it on Amazon, it arrived the next day and flicking through it, I wanted to make everything. The easiest recipe, and one which I knew I had all the…

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RED VELVET CAKE

One of my best friends Janine, is getting married in June and last weekend we celebrated her hen party. Her sister Nataline, who was organising the weekend, asked if I could make a cake for her. The plan was for us all to meet up at the hotel and have…

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RASPBERRY ROCKY ROAD

This recipe for raspberry rocky road is one of my favourites. It also seems to be a favourite of most of my friends and family, most notably my sister in law, Sami. When she was pregnant with my nephew last year she would request it ‘for the baby’ and I…

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RIDICULOUSLY MOREISH COCONUT COOKIES

A few weeks ago we had a truly lovely girl called Irene come to our office for work experience. We all loved her immediately and then she made us love her more by baking for us. She made us these coconut cookies. I couldn’t believe how good they tasted and…

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ITS PANCAKE DAY!

Its Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day! One of my favourite days of the year. Yes, I know I can have pancakes at any time throughout the year but there is something special about having a day dedicated to pancakes. They really are the simplest things to make. I find it…

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CRANACHAN

Cranachan is a traditional Scottish dessert, made from a mixture of whipped cream, whisky, honey (preferably heather honey), and fresh raspberries with toasted oatmeal. This deliciously simple dessert is a perfect way to end a Burns Supper. Ingredients: 40g medium or coarse oatmeal 200g raspberries 400ml double cream 2 tbsp…

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RASPBERRY BAKEWELL TART

It’s cold outside, very cold. In fact its snowing around most of the UK at the moment. When the weather is like this, I just want to eat warm, comforting food. I saw someone making a Bakewell Tart on the Food Network a few weeks ago and I haven’t been…

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NIGELLA’S SWEET & SALTY CRUNCHY NUT BARS

The Food Network is played in my flat pretty much constantly and over the Christmas period Nigella seemed to be on so much, it almost felt like she spent Christmas with us! I know most of her recipes by heart now but one that popped up recently that I hadn’t…

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PECAN-PRALINE CHEESECAKE WITH CARAMEL SAUCE

I was looking to make a cheesecake for a party I was throwing recently. Everything else I was making seemed to have a chocolate theme so I wanted something that the non-chocoholics could enjoy. I get regular emails from one of my favourite food websites, Food & Wine and last week…

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SALTED CARAMEL YULE LOG

Last month I was flicking through Delicious Magazine and this recipe for Salted Caramel Yule log, designed by Gemma Gannon, founder of Band Of Bakers, jumped out at me.  I’m very glad I tried it out, it was incredible. It requires a bit of effort but its worth it. Oh and a…

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MADELEINES

My friend Jordan has been on and on at me for weeks to make him madeleines. When he lived in Paris he used to buy madeleines every day. Seeing as he was clearly going to compare my madeleines to those made my a Parisian pastry chef, I was understandably nervous,…

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