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A super special birthday cake

A super special birthday cake

It was the BF’s uncles birthday on Saturday, he and his wife popped down from their home in the Lake District to London for a weekend of celebrations which, of course, had to include a Hollylovescake creation
Flourless Everything Cake

Flourless Everything Cake

The tingle was the kitchen calling me home. Eventually, as was bound to happen, I got to the end of Instagram, had no friends left to text and had even managed to ship a few boxes of Christmas gifts the US
Mini Party Crab Cakes #SundaySupper

Mini Party Crab Cakes #SundaySupper

They sold up their home in England and retired to the island of Jersey in the English Channel. Yes, even as you read this, we are preparing to celebrate Christmas in Jersey and the refrigerator is full of special treats, like Jersey cream, butter and milk from genuine Jersey cows
Cheatin’ Christmas… Don’t panic!

Cheatin’ Christmas… Don’t panic!

However I can absolutely assure you that there are not that many ready-prepared Xmas goodies that can’t be improved and given a home-made look by a splash of cream, a knob of butter, a dash of brandy and an ultra-confident assurance that yes, of course it’s all homemade, when your mother expresses surprise at the fact you’ve actually made bread sauce rather than elbow your way to the front of the queue in M&S
Christmas Cookies . . .

Christmas Cookies . . .

The shops are full of them of course, but there is nothing nicer than beautiful homemade ones. They are just far too hard and not at all like the gumdrops from back home