Chocolate Flapjacks

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Chocolate Flapjacks

I was flicking through some blogs when I came across the The Pink Whisk, started by Ruth Clemens when she was a contestant in the very first series of The Great British Bake Off back in 2010.  Ruth came second.  Her blog is full of lovely recipes and ideas for baking.  I really enjoyed lookingmore »

Lemon And Poppy Seed Cake

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Lemon And Poppy Seed Cake

Delia Smith calls this recipe “the definitive Lemon Drizzle cake”.  A lot of lemons are used – and there’s almost as much drizzle as cake, so it’s very lemony and syrupy.  You can either make this in a round or oblong cake tin.  It’s really whatever you prefer to use.  The cake will last formore »

Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

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Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

I have spent a lot of time trying to find a vegetarian shepherd’s pie that doesn’t include meat or textured vegetable protein (like Quorn).  I eventually found one!  This recipe uses lentils and is just as good as any shepherd’s pie.  It’s a little surprising in that it’s tomato based rather than gravy based butmore »

Rocky Road Crunchy Bar

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Rocky Road Crunchy Bar

I’ve thought about making these for a couple of years now but never got round to doing them. After attending one of our organisation’s regular employment law updates and munching my way through the buffet they provide, I spotted ‘rocky road bars’.  Ah ha, I thought – must have one of those as I’ve nevermore »

Doe’s Salad Dressing

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Doe’s Salad Dressing

This salad dressing has taken me a few years to perfect but now I have perfected it I don’t think I need to add anything else to the recipe and I use it for my every day salad that I make. The dressing is really very simple: it’s a mix of salt, black pepper, cayennemore »