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Elderflower Cordial, Summer Picnic Party!

Elderflower, the smell & taste always reminds me of summer. Perfect for alfresco dining & picnics! So I thought that it would be ideal to join in the blog Summer Picnic Party that Hani & Beth have organised. All the...
 
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Neapolitan Coconut Ice

I love coconut but don’t often use it. It’s been years since I made coconut ice and I thought I’d try and make an easy, quick and delicious recipe which means I won’t leave it years until I make another batch!   What spurr...

 
Bread
 

Doughnuts & Vanilla Cream

  The lovely Hani http://www.hanielas.com/ recently asked if I would join her making doughnuts, errrm well let me see…..of course! Love her, love doughnuts it’s a no brainer!   So here are my sweet offerings. My two l...
 
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Sugar Art Hearts (perfect for Valentine’s Day)

I’ve had this idea of heating sugar to get that glassy/jewel look for a while. Well at last I gave it a go. Three attempts in and I produced these beauties. Three attempts because I tried a sort of freehand heart a few ti...

 
Bread
 

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...

 
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...
 
Biscuits
 

Rhubarb Flapjack Slices

I grow a few rhubarb plants in one of my raised beds. Last year the poor things had all their light pinched by my grapevine so we had a very small crop, this year they have fared a lot better albeit a tad later then most!  ...

 
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Margarita Puffs

You may know I am rather partial to the odd margarita cocktail! Here’s my Margarita Slush recipe if you fancy trying it http://www.samskitchen.net/?p=122 Well, a little while ago I had this idea, making profiteroles with a twis...
 
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Eton Mess Mini Cheesecakes

I was recently asked by the lovely Hani hanielas.blogspot.com if I would like to take part in a bloggers recipe gathering, YES please was my reply! The theme is Berrylicious, the idea, to come up with a new recipe using berries...