Monthly Archives: September 2013

Cakes and Chutney

I know, I know, it sounds as if I have become the embodiment of the WI and will shortly start belting out Jerusalem whilst stoveside.  The reason behind my tweed clad, pearl strung transformation is twofold. This morning I hosted … Continue reading

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Cosy Beef Stew and Parsley Dumplings

This summer has been fantastic, I have loved the sun, the heat and eating a lot of salads.  Whilst basking in all this however, there was a tiny bit of my happy in the knowledge that come September it might … Continue reading

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Chorizo, tomatoes and beans

Chorizo, choritzzo, schoreetho, however you say it I love it.  That red spicy warmth pervades any ingredients that get in its way and frankly makes most things taste that little bit better.  Usefully it has a great shelf life and … Continue reading

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Chocolate and beetroot cakes

  I made these before the holidays but didn’t get a chance to pass the recipe on.  My son’s class at school were having a Food Festival and parents were asked to contribute cakes that had been made with a … Continue reading

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