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Baking, Christmas

Traditional Christmas Pudding Recipe

The one word which you hear over and over again this time of year is 'Tradition' and no where is this more used than in the food we put on the table and in this case I'm referring to the good old Christmas Pudding. So many of us use recipes which have been handed down… Continue reading Traditional Christmas Pudding Recipe

Christmas, Entertaining

Festive Mince Pies and Mulled Wine Party

We have been having parties at Christmas for the past few years and while the number of guests and the variety of dishes we make have increased, all you really need to provide for a gathering are some homemade mince pies with freshly whipped double cream, optional brandy butter and some warm festive mulled wine… Continue reading Festive Mince Pies and Mulled Wine Party

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Quadruple Chocolate Chip Cookies

I can't say how many different recipes I have tried over the years for chocolate chip cookies in order to find the best one (it has been fun though)!!! Everyone seems to have their own preference as to how they like them - some prefer them quite soft and cake-like while others like theirs with… Continue reading Quadruple Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate Brownies with Raspberries & White Chocolate Chunks

I think anyone who has an interest in baking will usually have a few recipes that they turn to again and again - you know, the ones that always turn out right and that will go down well no matter who your diners are!  Well, this recipe is one of mine 🙂 Recently I posted… Continue reading Chocolate Brownies with Raspberries & White Chocolate Chunks

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Nutty Banana Bread

I'm not sure if its just our house (although I think not!) but there always seems to be bananas hanging around the fruit bowl which turn black before we get to eat them.  I was never really sure whether I liked Banana Bread but this recipe is so nice that I think I'm finally converted… Continue reading Nutty Banana Bread