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Lardo & Smoked Salt Pretzels

Tweet I got my days all skewed last week. Why did I squander a balmy Friday evening slaving away in a humid kitchen when Sunday was so miserable? Oh well, with our unpredictable weather, these things can’t be planned, and … Continue reading

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N’duja Focaccia

Tweet One of my favourite places to take brunch these days is Salon in Brixton Village. I hear they do a cracking evening service but, well, brunch is where my heart is, and after a tough session at the gym, … Continue reading

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Peach & Pistachio Friands with Honey Whipped Greek Yoghurt

Tweet Guessed my latest food obsession? That’s right; peaches. I cannot get enough of them, and you’ll know this if you follow me on Twitter or Instagram. What? I have an addictive personality ok?! This year, it’s mainly the pale … Continue reading

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Brunch Buns

Tweet Brunch is the one meal most of us look forward to the very most, due to a combination of factors, I expect. Rather than a specific time of day, brunch signifies a style of eating that encompasses a feeling … Continue reading

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Fig, Pistachio and Cardamom Friands

Tweet I had an overwhelming urge to bake friands this weekend. Don’t ask me why. Maybe it was a sharpness to the air that brought premonitions of Autumn and the desire to retreat to the kitchen. It could have just been that I’ve accumulated an … Continue reading

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Strawberry & Basil Friands & a Kammerlings Cocktail

Tweet  It seems that Summer, what we had of it anyway, has finally left us and the days now start with that touch of crispness and scent of decaying foliage that heralds the beginning of Autumn. In an effort to wring out … Continue reading

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Gypsy Tart

Tweet I hated school dinners, and yes I know that’s a complete cliche, but I REALLY hated them. I was a particularly fussy child, so being forced to sit at that table pushing torturous food around my plate filled me with … Continue reading

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Flamiche – Well my Bastardised Version of!

Tweet When I’m out of inspiration and don’t know what to cook for a relaxed dinner at home, I can always rely on flamiche to be a crowd pleaser. It’s one of those things that I know is guaranteed to put a smile … Continue reading

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Baby Shower Blues Part 1 – Sugar & Spice Blondies

Tweet When my very pregnant best friend first mentioned those words ‘baby shower’ I laughed and expressed ever such slight contempt at the horribly American connotations the image produced conjured for me . She proceeded to tell me she was having … Continue reading

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