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Easter Eggs (salted caramel)

While I was training at catering college (in about 2007) I was shown how to make Easter eggs and I thought to myself – “Wow, that’s easy, I’m totally going to make them every year.”  Well…  This is the first … Continue reading

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Sourdough Pizza

Four months ago I did a step by step feature for the lovely Jamie Magazine on how to make sourdough.  This left me with a brilliant little starter dough which has fuelled an obsession with all things bread related.  Here’s … Continue reading

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A Touch of SE1 in the Massif Central

The Auberge de Chassignolles Unravelling the spiderweb of SE1’s food mafia has been quite a slow process for me, akin to a small child learning to piece together a jigsaw puzzle, the final piece only slotted in on a recent … Continue reading

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Battle of the Burgers

I almost forgot that I pretty much started this year waxing lyrical about the Meat Liquor burger, I had plans to keep ranting about burgers up and down the country, but so far I think I’ve only managed about three … Continue reading

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Cucumbers!

I couldn’t believe it but it was possible to grow a cucumber in our tiny garden.  In fact it’s pretty much all we got this year apart from a couple of strawberries, some rainbow chard and lots of green beans. … Continue reading

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I can’t believe it’s BUTTER

I didn’t ever think that I’d come back from a music festival waxing lyrical about how ridiculously easy it is to make butter, but guess what…I’m going to… Did you know how ridiculously easy it is to make butter?  Ridiculously … Continue reading

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Langoustine et La Cerisee

I hope that everyone had a lovely Jubilee weekend.  I have just come back from the most wonderful wedding in Normandy where we took advantage of the long weekend and spent a few days in the area enjoying the amazingly … Continue reading

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