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Mary Berry's All-in-one Victoria Sponge Cake

Mary Berry's All-in-one Victoria Sponge Cake

So I decided to make a proper Victoria Sponge yesterday and looked up a recipe expecting to have to separate eggs and whisk and fold in
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Baked Cod with A Mushroom and Walnut Crumb Topping

Baked Cod with A Mushroom and Walnut Crumb Topping

This was a delicious and really simple supper to make. Another version of the Nigel Slater Dish that I adapted and you see here is baked cod with a crust consisting (per person)
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Festival Squash Soup

Festival Squash Soup

Bambino potatoesBrown mushroomsBunched carrotsFestival squashLeeks ParsnipsShallotsSpinachFor lunch today I made Festival Squash soup
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Rocky Road

Rocky Road

Chop or break up your biscuits into small pieces. Hurray H is coming home for Christmas on Sunday and so I've made a batch of her favourite Rocky Road
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Roasted Pheasant with Shallots,Spinach and Carrot and Parsnip Mash.

Roasted Pheasant with Shallots,Spinach and Carrot and Parsnip Mash.

Then served with creamy mashed potatoes, mashed carrots and parsnips, the baked shallots, gravy and the ubiquitous mulberry sauce which crops up in almost everything I eat at the moment from breakfast pancakes, to poultry suppers and deserts
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Stir-fry bubble and squeak fishcakes

Stir-fry bubble and squeak fishcakes

This makes a great midweek family supper and maybe a good way to get children to eat vegetables if you can sneak them in there all nice and small
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Garden Alchemy :: Basa Potato Cakes with Sweet Pepper Sauce

Garden Alchemy :: Basa Potato Cakes with Sweet Pepper Sauce

Maybe it's because I was born and raised in the city, that I get stupidly excited when a shrivelled old potato that started to sprout angry purple roots in the vegetable rack can give me back a whole colander full
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Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May...and Roasted Duck with Foraged Greens

Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May...and Roasted Duck with Foraged Greens

Discovered creamy Cornish Camembert, stocked-up the pantry, roasted duck and steamed foraged greens, went for coffee and green tea in The Turl Street Kitchen (our new favourite place to eat and drink, great locally sourced reasonably priced food and a lovely relaxed atmosphere that makes you feel like you're sitting in a friends kitchen and used to be Steven Fry's QI club)
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Chicken Tagine with Persian Baked Rice

Chicken Tagine with Persian Baked Rice

it keeps getting the thumbs up time and time again. I know that I keep going on about tagine cooking. I don't want to bore you too much
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I'm On A Bread Roll

I'm On A Bread Roll

The contestants conjured up the most amazing rolls made with all kinds of tasty sweet and savoury ingredients, and then plaited and rolled them into awesome shapes
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Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights Recipe 14 - Asparagus Soup with Parmesan and Preventing Future Cupboard Avalanches.

Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights Recipe 14 - Asparagus Soup with Parmesan and Preventing Future Cupboard Avalanches.

A quick break from long overdue spring cleaning - an attempt to prevent any more minor avalanches of pots etc from cupboards, which is a common occurrence in my home at the moment
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Tree hugging, afternoon tea and twice baked butternut squash

Tree hugging, afternoon tea and twice baked butternut squash

A couple of spring onions (scallions). Playing in these gardens again thanks to Hannah having an unexpected free weekend and time to visit
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Good Things Come in Small Packages?

Good Things Come in Small Packages?

I've been impatiently waiting for a copy of Anne of Green Gables to arrive, so that I could join in Pip Lincolne's Book Club over at Meet me at Mikes
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Camden Lock - Global Food Market

Camden Lock - Global Food Market

Camden Lock is one place that's still got a cool hippy vibe going on. It is so colourful and vibrant and just around the corner from Primrose Hill
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Illuminating

Illuminating

I love my new lampshade and can't understand why the image has disappeared off the posting about it. it's one of these from Ikea
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Gigantis Plaki

Gigantis Plaki

Greek butter beans in a tomato and herb sauce with carrots celery, baked in the oven, served with homous and salad