Cheesecake

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Cheesecake

I’ve always wanted to make cheesecake – especially a tangy lemon cheesecake which is my favourite!  The following recipe is a combination of the “Summer Fruit Cheesecake” from Cake Days by The Hummingbird Bakery and Nigella Lawson’s “London Cheesecake” from How To Be A Domestic Goddess.  I really like the way Nigella adds extra eggmore »

Carrot And Coriander Soup

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Carrot And Coriander Soup

This soup is simple to make and it’s ready within 45 minutes.  The recipe below is quite basic, so if you’d prefer a more spicy flavour you could fry some chillies and garlic in with the onion – to give the soup a bit more bite. There’s something rich and comforting about a bowl ofmore »

Simple Goan Chicken Curry

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Simple Goan Chicken Curry

I can’t quite believe that its April and I’m still wearing thick coats, scarves, boots, gloves and hats.  I went into work the other day and someone called me Nanook of the North!  In fact he didn’t recognise me for a few seconds because he couldn’t see my face – all he could see weremore »

Easter Chocolate Cake

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Easter Chocolate Cake

I came across this recipe on the BBC Good Food website.  It had 809 5-star (max) ratings so I thought it must be good.  I was looking for a chocolate Easter cake and one which I could decorate, so this seemed like the ideal recipe. The recipe called for dark chocolate, but as I findmore »

Chocolate And Oat Cookies

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Chocolate And Oat Cookies

I came across this recipe in Linda Collister‘s baking book, aptly named ‘Chocolate‘.  She calls them ‘black and white cookies.’  I’m not really sure about this – there’s no white chocolate and they don’t look black and white!  She confirms that they are her all-time favourites.  When I read that I decided I must makemore »