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individual trifle with a snowy & starry background

5 minute Black-forest trifle – make everyone love you!


5 minute Black-forest trifle – make everyone love you! Trifle is a dessert that I only tend to make when someone asks! Usually I try to avoid it as all the component parts make it far too complicated and time-consuming! Well my friends, this 5 minute Black-forest trifle – will make everyone love you! If you have just a few…

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slice of apple crumble cake on a plate

Apple Crumble Cake


Apple Crumble Cake When you have lots of apples and have already made apple crumble, baked apple dumplings, apple crumble slice and apple jumble! what do you do? You create something new! Apple Crumble Cake! This is cake. There are spiced apples. and crumble. All. Rolled. Into. One! Perfect! Your go-to Recipe I have made this with straightforward ingredients which…

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Plate of vegetable mash fritters on a white plate, with raita dip in centre

Vegetable Mash Fritters


Vegetable Mash Fritters I have found the perfect way to use up leftover mash! Regular mash has lots of uses, but I’m talking veg mash! Swede and carrot mash, or celeriac and sweet potato mash. Mash that you thought was delicious at the time, but after five platefuls gets a bit samey! Are you with me? I absolutely love carrot…

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Pumpkin ring dessert with nuts,seeds and raisins

Pumpkin Recipes


Pumpkin Recipes Autumn brings a whole range of different foods into our lives and pumpkin and squash is one which is certainly overlooked by many! Pumpkin is such a versatile ingredient and can be used for both sweet and savoury recipes. There are so many different types of pumpkin and squash that unless you’ve tried more than one, it is…

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Stuffed aubergines on a bed of rocket with yogurt drizzle

Stuffed Aubergines


Stuffed Aubergines You can have stuffed aubergines, or you can have stuffed aubergines! Usually, I would stuff them with a grain such as rice, or quinoa, or sometimes roll them up with couscous instead of stuffing! but this time I have just used vegetables! However, if you are turning your nose up at aubergines, you could of course use a…

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Back to Basics: Roasted Tomatoes


Back to Basics: Roasted Tomatoes To me, roasted tomatoes are so simple, that a recipe is not really required. However, I do realise that some people might not even think of making these… and that is a real shame as they are so very very tasty! The roasted tomato recipe Any type of tomatoes will work for this but as…

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white plate with cocoa dusted words lets change lives with every slice

Six ideas for your MacMillan Coffee Morning


Six ideas for your Macmillan Coffee Morning What a different coffee morning it will be this year! However, it will of course still involve cake and donations! There are Covid-19 guidelines to follow, which means (where we are in the UK), no more than 6 people gathering together and keeping 2 metres apart. Precautions around sharing foods means I might…

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Bowl of beetroot curry with raita

Beetroot, Chickpea & Spinach Curry


Beetroot, Chickpea & Spinach Curry This is seasonal. Very colourful. It is mightily tasty. Although this beetroot, chickpea and spinach curry may be ingredients you’ve not thought to combine before, you really should! The recipe This recipe uses fresh raw beetroot so you can take advantage of your homegrown beets! Of course, you can use beetroot from the market or…

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Marbled shortbread sliced on a fluted plate

Chocolate & Vanilla Marbled Shortbread


Chocolate & Vanilla Marbled Shortbread You could have delicious shortbread. Or, you could have two delicious shortbreads! This chocolate and vanilla marbled shortbread combines two delicious shortbreads in one. You get both flavours in one bite and it is so good! The Shortbread Recipe This is a very straightforward recipe with ingredients you probably already have at home. You can…

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