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Pink Whisk’s Best Ever Ginger Cake

When I was a child, Mum sometimes used to buy a well known brand of ginger cake for our tea. It was perfectly sticky and gingery and stuck your teeth together. I decided some time ago that I would try … Continue reading

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Sams Kitchen Cinnamon, Oat and Raisin Cookies

I love cinnamon. It’s a smell that always reminds me of Christmas, a warming spice on a cold day and chez Foodie it gets added to various recipes other than cake. It’s very good on porridge with honey and also … Continue reading

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Pink Whisk Berry Tea Loaf

Chez Kungfoodie this tea loaf has become the “take on holiday cake”. Last year (when my cake baking repertoire was pretty limited), I baked this tea loaf and we took it on holiday with us. It is an ideal cake … Continue reading

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Mrs Foodies Secret Crumble Recipe

When I was a child, I was given a Ladybird cookery book called Cooking. The idea behind this book was that children could cook the recipes in it with some help from a supervising adult. As a child I often … Continue reading

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The Bread Bakethrough: Guinness and Treacle Bread

The Guinness and Treacle bread is on page 28 of 100 Great Breads, by Paul Hollywood, the patron saint of breads, well at least he is in my house. There are a hundred recipes, so to make sure I get … Continue reading

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Mary Berry’s Best Ever Chocolate Fudge Cake

Mr Foodie’s work had planned a small celebration for their first anniversary so I volunteered to make a cake. I haven’t made a chocolate cake in years but thought it would be appropriate for a celebration. To be honest I … Continue reading

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Holly Bell’s Chocolate, Hazelnut and Orange Wrinkly Biscuits

Holly’s cherry, white chocolate and apricot oaty biscuits were so well received the other week that I thought I’d give another one of her biscuit recipes ago. I chose this one as I was intrigued by the title chocolate hazelnut … Continue reading

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Chicken Massage

The first time I did this food hack, I felt like I was an animator on Sledgehammer, and you have to admit that it DOES look ridiculous. The benefits of giving your chicken a spa treatment may not be immediately … Continue reading

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Mary Berry’s Lemon Yoghurt cake

Last Sunday some friends came for lunch. Mr Foodie took the opportunity to do a slow roasted rump (which he’ll have to cook again before he blogs about as we forgot to photograph it before serving it!). I was looking … Continue reading

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Holly Bell’s Cherry, White Chocolate and Apricot Oaty Biscuits

The JBug started preschool last week just 2 mornings. It’s lovely to have some time to myself and good for him to dip his toe into the educational world but it comes with the price of managing an overtired toddler’s … Continue reading

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