Week 50: Buche de Noel

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Serves 8 Granted this is a little more challenging than my usual posts, but I am sure you are capable. After all, Christmas is about making a little more effort for the people you love...and to be sure there love will last through out the year if you treat them to this. Alternatively if you hate Christmas make it for ... Read More

Week 32: Super Scones

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Serves 8 The perfect afternoon tea time treat, serve with fresh seasonal fruits and clotted cream. Best eaten warm from the oven! This recipe makes 8 very large scones, you of course can make smaller scones by rolling thinner and cutting out with a smaller cutter. I like to use yogurt or buttermilk in my scones as I find it ... Read More

Week 28: Strawberry Trifles

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Serves 4 This is another summer party classic, I have served them up in little Kilner jars just for fun, but you can of course just make one large trifle. This dessert is all about layers and textures, each component is essential to make the perfect trifle. First the base, I have used the traditional Ladies Finger/Boudoir Biscuits; in the past ... Read More

Week 26: Strawberry and Elderflower Pavlova

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Serves 8 No British summer party is complete with out a fruit laden pavlova. This dish originates from Australia; in the 1920s the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova toured around Australia and New Zealand. They were so much enamored by her that they created this iconic dessert in her honor. The light, white fluffy peaks of the meringue are meant to ... Read More