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Cheese & Wine Nights (Summer & Winter Sangria recipes)

I like doing cheese & wine get-togethers as soon as British Summer Time ends and it gets dark early, and the weather becomes cold. I do it a few time from November to March (I can say do now because it’s the second year running that we’re doing this). This year we had our first… Continue reading Cheese & Wine Nights (Summer & Winter Sangria recipes)

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Spanische Windtorte & Crème Brûlée – GBBO inspired

GBBO Challenge Part 1: I’ve started it! 2 down… My friend is visiting, and she can’t have gluten, but can have eggs, so I picked two very egg based recipes, the Spanische Windtorte and Crème Brûlée. I was only gonna do the Spanische Windtorte, but I realised that it made sense to do Crème Brûlée… Continue reading Spanische Windtorte & Crème Brûlée – GBBO inspired

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Carrot, pistachio & coconut cake (VE – EF/DF, GF)

I made the egg free, dairy free version of the carrot, pistachio & coconut cake for the office bakeoff and I won tastiest cake (and runner up for most technical cake)! I replaced the three eggs with 3 tbsp flax seeds ground and mixed with 7 and a half tbsp water, and the butter with vegan margarine.… Continue reading Carrot, pistachio & coconut cake (VE – EF/DF, GF)

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Chickpea & Tomato Stew; Aquafaba Meringue Cookies; White Chocolate Tea Bread

I made Madhur Jaffrey’s Chickpea & Tomato Stew, and used the leftover “Aquafaba” to try making vegan meringue cookies at the same time. The next day I made Jack Monroe’s White Chocolate Tea Bread. Loved all three. In the past month, I’ve used my own blog as a recipe resource more than once. I made daal,… Continue reading Chickpea & Tomato Stew; Aquafaba Meringue Cookies; White Chocolate Tea Bread

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Carrot, pistachio & coconut cake

I got the recipe for this cake from one of the magazines in a large stack of “inspiration magazines” that my mum had saved for Christmas holiday meal ideas. I just couldn’t not get myself to try it. There aren’t too many ingredients and I managed to get everything from my local “ethnic” corner shop, Tesco ano Waitrose,… Continue reading Carrot, pistachio & coconut cake