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Basic White Bread

I make quite a bit of bread, it’s one of those things that gets devoured really quickly round these parts! I often get asked for a recipe and this is the one I use and sometimes make look fancy (well I try!) and sometimes add d...
 
Biscuits
 

Dog Biscuits

For the last few years I’ve been making these biscuits for my parents dog Charley for Christmas. He’s a fussy little beggar but he seems to really like these! I usually put them in a jar and they will last for several weeks tha...

 
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Christmas Tree Buns

I had this idea a few nights ago, you know when you can’t get back to sleep and keep thinking about food, or is that just me……….. These are basically a batch of Chelsea buns made all Christmasy. I think they’d make a great cent...
 
Christmas
 

Salted Peanut Honeycomb

I made honeycomb for the first time not too long ago, it was divine to eat and I love the chemical lava style reaction you get when you make it!   This combines sweet & salty which I think works so well. They can make a lov...

 
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Lemony Whirls

I love the citrus zing of lemon or lime in cakes & biscuits, so decided to use my last lemon up on something special before it got that tired look in my fruit bowl! They kind of melt in the mouth and are rather moreish as t...
 
Christmas
 

Trufflenutters

I had a jar of cashew nut butter in my cupboard for ages, none of us are very keen on peanut butter and I kept meaning to use it for something and at last got round to making these little delights as I experimented with it. I t...

 
I ♥ Italy
 

Sam’s kitchen Gnocchi

Gnocchi (little potato clouds) I made these for the first time many years ago and we all love them, they’re great with a sauce or really plain with olive oil and black pepper. Serve as a starter or main, really versatile ...
 
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Sams Kitchen Bourbon Biscuits

These have been one of my all time favourites for a while, they seem to be the perfect partner with a cuppa. With the nationwide event that is the Macmillan Big Coffee Morning on Friday September 28th 2012 I would like to ask y...

 
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Millionaire Shortbread

I absolutely love these, they always disappear double quick at home. They seem perfectly matched with a cuppa for me. Out of all the photos I put on Facebook these seem to get the most positive response so here’s the recipe I u...
 
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Parmesan & Sundried Tomato Scones

I was recently having a little afternoon tea for a family getogether and thought I’d make some savoury scones for a change. I decided to include some of my favourite things, cheese & tomatoes. The results tasted absolutely ...