Christmas Clementine Cake

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Christmas Clementine Cake

This is a classic and easy-to-make Sicilian cake recipe and contains no flour.  It’s a great choice in Winter when clementines are in season.  It’s also good if you want a Christmas cake but you’re not fond of the ‘fruit cake’ variety.  When the clementines are slowly boiling they give a lovely Christmassy scent to the kitchen. Oncemore »

Chicken Biryani

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Chicken Biryani

Autumn is now well under way and today I found myself putting on my winter coat and scarf to go out and about. The displays in Glastonbury shop windows are starting to feature ghouls, ghosts, skulls and pumpkins in readiness for Halloween. How quickly the year turns! As it’s now getting cooler, it’s time tomore »

Avalon Blackberry and Apple Cake

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Avalon Blackberry and Apple Cake

It’s coming up to the Autumn Equinox (23 September) when the day and night are equal in length and then start to get shorter until the shortest day around 23 December (the Winter Solstice).  Some pagans call the Autumn Equinox ‘Mabon’ when they take time to give thanks to the abundance of the harvest andmore »