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Cheat’s Mince Pies with a Secret Twist – amaze your friends!

Today I bring you Cheat’s Mince Pies with a Secret Twist! I haven’t made mince pies for about 25 years, gasp! You see hubby has never really liked them or any of the other traditional British Christmas treats containing dried fruit and my daughter has followed in his foot steps and won’t even eat a scone …

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The Royal Mint Christmas Pudding & Stir-Up Sunday

Sponsored post for The Royal Mint The countdown to Christmas is on and this year I have been commissioned by The Royal Mint to share with you their very own Christmas Pudding recipe (created by Rachel Walker, Food Editor at The Sunday Times). The tradition of the Christmas Pudding dates back to the Victorian era …

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Neapolitan Marzipan Chocolates

I have a confession, I am addicted to marzipan as well as chocolate! So when I was asked to come up with an idea for an edible gift for Christmas that a child could help with, my mind immediately turned to marzipan. As a child I would make marzipan balls dipped in chocolate with my …

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Kransekage Mummies

Having never celebrated Halloween as a child (as it was just something our American cousins did) when I had my own children I soon made up for this void. Indeed our front window gets turned into a Halloween grotto every year and until recently both of my children went out trick or treating, now it’s …

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Spiced Almonds

Do you have a bucket list of dishes that you’ve never made and keep meaning to get round to? I do and one such dish (or should I say snack) was flavoured roasted nuts. I remember my mother being very impressed at a party she went to where the host made some spiced nuts and …

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Apple & Marzipan Dumplings

I have many fond childhood memories of Peter’s Tea Room and Baker’s Shop in Weybridge and all the cakes and delicacies are etched in my memory. One such treat I remember seeing in the window and occasionally having at home was their Apple Dumplings. Louise Johncox has recreated her father Peter’s recipes in her book …

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Raspberry, Almond & White Chocolate Muffins

It probably hasn’t escaped your notice that it will be Mother’s Day on Sunday 15th March so I thought I would make some muffins that children could bake for or with their mums. When I think of mums I think of pink so the raspberries that were sitting in my freezer came to mind. Then …

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10 Healthy Recipes to get you motivated!

10 Healthy Recipes After the excesses of Christmas there is always much talk of diets, detox and New Year’s resolutions. I’m not really a fan of any of these things especially the term diet. To me diets were invented to sell books, classes etc and the problem with them is that as soon as people …

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Risalamande (Danish Rice Pudding) with Cherry Sauce

Risalamande has been served on Christmas Eve in Denmark since around 1900. As I am half Danish I remember always feeling quite lucky as a child to have two Christmas celebrations! The first was on Christmas Eve where we had a traditional Danish meal usually with goose or duck and Risalamand followed by singing Danish …

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Rhubarb and Marzipan Cake

I was chatting to my mum recently when she told me about some Rhubarb and Marzipan Muffins her sister had been baking. Well there was a flavour combination I hadn’t thought about and having plenty of marzipan and rhubarb the other day I decided to make a cake based on these 2 ingredients. I based …

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