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 »

Chocolate Cheesecake

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Chocolate Cheesecake

This is a very easy cheesecake recipe and is quite delicious.  Reflecting on it though, I think next time I’ll make a deeper base, so I’ll double the base ingredients by adding another half or another quarter digestive biscuits and butter. Cheesecake was first mentioned in Ancient Greece before the Romans adopted it. These earliermore »