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Yesterday I had a lesson in icing cupcakes to look like roses from my sister-in-law (near enough :)), Claire (who runs her own cupcake business, Sweet Sugar Sixpence. Have a look!). (more…)

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Look! Fudge! I made this! With a sugar thermometer! It was stressful. But yummy. And now I can check it off my to do list. Hurray! (more…)

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This might be my new favourite meatballs recipe. It feels wrong to prefer meatballs in wraps to meatballs with pasta, but I can’t help it! I swear I tried not to! (more…)

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I always mean to plan the following week’s meals at the weekend and buy all the ingredients so that tea in the week involves the minimum possible amount of stress. What usually happens though, is this:

Chris: “What’s for tea?”

Me: “Umm… I’ll see what we have in the fridge” (more…)

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One pot recipes are my favourite to do. Just cut up the stuff and chuck it in a pan, then leave it to simmer for a bit. Easy! And there’s not even that much to clear up after. Not that I clear up. That’s Chris’s job 😀 Stop feeling sorry for him, I cook him nice food. (more…)

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Yesterday, I made my own cake recipe. I have, in the past, taken other cake recipes and, say, added chocolate chips to it, or switched the type of sugar used. But this was actual flour, sugar, butter, etc. quantities. I was scared. What if it didn’t work? Cooking is about being creative, but cake making is about science and, well, I’m bad at science. But it worked! It worked! Look at it! All… cakey! (more…)

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Look at these. They lasted about 20 minutes. My nan has been making sausage rolls since I was very little and I don’t know how many times she’s been requested to make them over the years. They’re so good that I assumed they must be difficult to make, but, and it seems so obvious when you think about it, you only really need two ingredients and they can be ready to go in the oven in less than 15 minutes. (more…)

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