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Persimmon Pudding with Lemon Balm

Persimmon Pudding with Lemon Balm

Posted on May 19, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Bars & Slices, Cakes, Desserts, Fruit | 6 comments

I love Autumn foods.  Much more than I love the Autumn weather and certainty that Winter is coming.  But the produce!  Wow.  The second blush of raspberries is always the best for me, even though I know they will soon be gone for another year.  The new season’s pears and apples makes me want to bake, stat.  Chestnuts and figs make me giddy.  Yes,...

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Apple Upside Down Cake

Apple Upside Down Cake

Posted on May 9, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Fruit | 8 comments

For me, every day is Mother’s Day.  I love my Mamma more than anyone or anything and I let her know it as often as I can.  I mean, the woman has been putting up with my cranky pants attitude since the day I was born.  That deserves some serious recognition, and a fair few apologies from me 😉 It’s been a long time since I’ve baked the...

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Banana Doughnuts with Nutella Glaze

Banana Doughnuts with Nutella Glaze

Posted on Feb 28, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Cupcakes, Desserts, Nuts | 1 comment

It all started with a few lovely over ripe bananas in the fruit bowl and some good intentions.  Banana bread.  The healthy kind.   However, somewhere between sitting in my office and arriving in the kitchen, those good intentions got railroaded by the thought of doughnuts.  Baked doughnuts.  But proper baked doughnuts.  Banana doughnuts to be exact. ...

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Deconstructed Rhubarb Tart with Rose and Vanilla

Deconstructed Rhubarb Tart with Rose and Vanilla

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Nuts, Special Diet, Tarts & Patisserie, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Forgive me, dear readers, it’s been 4 months since my last post … wait, no.   There’ll be none of that.  No long-winded apologies.  Or short ones for that matter. I’ve been off doing other stuff, but it’s all good stuff.  Well, mostly.   I had surgery in September thanks to a long-standing hip injury and some time off from...

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The one about my fantastic voyage

The one about my fantastic voyage

Posted on Sep 30, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Breads & Quickbreads, Breakfast, Chocolate, Fruit, Muffins, Protein, Protein Muffins, Special Diet, Uncategorized | 5 comments

Well, when I say “fantastic voyage” … I mean I went into hospital last week for a bit of surgery. A hip arthroscopy, in fact.  Keyhole surgery to put matters right after a running injury from almost two years ago that just wouldn’t lay down and die already. They go in with their little instruments, and a tiny camera, via two tiny...

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