Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

I'd never normally make pastry, especially as the products you can get in the chiller cabinet or freezer can be really good. Sometimes a special occa

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Mint Aero Cheesecake

We hosted Christmas this year and I have to say that it went very well. We had Michael's parents, my parents and my Nan with us for Christmas Day, wh

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Vegan Peppermint Creams

Talk about a throwback to childhood! Almost everyone I know made Peppermint Creams when they were at school. I guess that's because they require very

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Viennese Whirls

I love baking but find that I mostly stick to what I know (i.e. cakes) and rarely venture into the world of biscuits. Part of me worries that there's

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Crispy Marshmallow Bites

Happy Halloween!  Even though I'm not a huge fan of Halloween a lot of my friends really get into the spirit of the season and enthusiasm can be infe

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Tonkatsu Sauce

Although I pretty much only make Tonkatsu Sauce to go with Tonkatsu Pork I suspect it would work well wherever you use Barbecue Sauce. Much like my re

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Asian Salmon Kebabs

I think everyone has a fairly generic 'Asian-style' marinade tucked away somewhere in their repertoire. It's no surprise as the base mixture of ginger

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Dublin Mudslide Pavlova

One of the phrases I hear on a relatively regular basis from my husband is “you never make that for me” – generally deployed in response to me r

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Blondies

I can’t remember when I had my first Blondies but I’m pretty sure that, like most people, I was somewhat of a skeptic. I mean, why would you make

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Triple Chocolate Brownies

I like to write a little introduction to most of my recipes, but in this case I think I’ll let the food do the talking – therefore, I present to y

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Dorset Apple Cake

I was born and raised in Dorset and have often wondered what the link is between the county and its eponymous apple cake. I’m sure plenty of apples

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Cherry Bakewell Cake

I love a Cherry Bakewell and in days past I could sit down with half a dozen of them along with a cup of tea and run out of cakes before I’d emptied

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Honeycomb

There are some recipes that feel like they’re part science experiment and part magic – for me Honeycomb is definitely one of them.  It seems a li

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All Butter Shortbread

Christmas is looming, which means it’s now time for me to start revisiting a few festive favourites that are always well-received at this time of y

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