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 »

Mango Frozen Yoghurt

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Mango Frozen Yoghurt

Father Christmas was listening very carefully when I told him I wanted an ice cream attachment for my food processor and – bless him – he made sure he popped the right make and model down the chimney.  I’ve had such great fun with it since!  I started gently by making vanilla ice cream, movingmore »