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Autumn Blackberry Cake

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Autumn blackberry cake… autumn has always been my favourite time of year, crisp and chilly in the morning but still warm in the day. I love to pick natures freebies and this year rather than make the traditional crumbles and pies I have made a delightfully moist autumn blackberry cake. It can be iced with a stunning blackberry buttercream for a teatime treat or lightly dusted … Read More

Wholemeal ‘Italian’ Pizza

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I am always trying to think of ways to keep our diet as healthy as possible while still enjoying all the foods that we love. Of course all our children love pizza so i make it with a wholemeal base, often wholemeal is heavy and tastes of cardboard  but this dough rises beautifully. I prove it in my airing cupboard where it is nice and warm, … Read More

Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

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I made this delightful soup the other day when friends came for lunch. It is subtly spicy but not overpowering and the roasted  butternut squash gives the soup a wonderful smooth velvety consistency.To add extra glamour and richness you can add some coconut milk but i like to keep it simple and watch those calories. I sprinkle toasted seeds on top, these give a lovely nutty … Read More

Smartie Birthday Cake

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My partner’s side of the family have a tradition of having a Smartie cake for their birthday. It evolved many years ago when Granny Greene was making a birthday cake for one of her children, the middle of the cake sunk and not having time to make another one she filled the hollow with melted chocolate and piled smarties on top. The cake was a huge … Read More

Pork, Pumpkin and Chorizo Casserole Recipe

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With summer well and truly gone I love heading into autumn and all the lovely comforting foods it brings. There is nothing better than a long walk on a crisp chilly day and  returning home to the aroma of this hearty pork and chorizo casserole simmering in the oven. With a crisp green salad and plenty of crusty bread to mop up the rich tasty sauce,what … Read More

Orange and Cinnamon Biscuits

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  My Aunty Julia passed this recipe onto me a long long time ago and it has become one of our family favourites! These little biscuits are called Paotelitos de Boda and are a gorgeous bite size melt in the mouth buttery shortbread rolled in cinnamon sugar. Over the years i have experimented with many flavour combinations but adding orange zest to the dough has to … Read More

The ‘One show Casserole’ experience.

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  I was watching the One show a few months back  when they announced a competition to find the country’s greatest casserole so i decided to send in one of my family favourites, we call it the ‘Full English’ casserole as it has all the ingredients of an English breakfast. I was very surprised a few weeks later to have a phone call telling me i … Read More

Cranberry and Orange Drizzle Cake Recipe

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With christmas approaching fast I have been working on some recipes that you can cook ahead and pop into the freezer. So whether you have unexpected guests dropping by or a planned dinner or party it is great to know that you have some  dishes already prepared. This first recipe is a Cranberry and Orange Drizzle cake, a lovely moist zesty orange sponge with tangy cranberries … Read More

Sausagemeat,Cranberry and Wensleydale Roll Recipe

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Packed full of festive flavour this Sausagemeat,Cranberry and Wensleydale Roll Recipe is always popular and these ones definately have a Christmassy feel to them. They can be made in cocktail size for parties and buffets or in a big long roll to slice up and serve as a meal with salad and parsley new potatoes, perfect for Boxing day when you want to feed the crowd … Read More

Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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Cranberry sauce is a traditional sauce to have with turkey but it has so many other uses as well. I always make a big batch at Christmas as we love it with cold meats, in our bacon and brie baguettes and i have even used it as a Victoria sandwich filling in place of a more traditional strawberry jam. It  makes a lovely gift or addition … Read More

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