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Fruitcake is Awesome

I know, lots of people hate fruitcake. If you’re that type of person, give me two minutes to try to convince you. You’re probably used to some kind of brick-like item, filled with tough raisins, gummy coloured bits of questionable origin, and bitter walnuts. 997 more words


Chocolate, Orange and Hazelnut Pound Cake

Traditionally, the pound cake is made with butter, sugar, eggs and flour in a 1:1:1:1 ratio; 1 part would be 1 pound. This simplicity means that the recipe is very amenable to change – which is exactly what I did. 236 more words


Orange and Fennel Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette

I made this salad as part of my lunch the other day, and while I wouldn’t really consider this a real recipe, I sort of threw together a “little of this” and “a few slices of that,” it was so refreshing and so… 747 more words


Five super-quick healthy snacks

The most common reasons for people resorting to unhealthy snacks tend to be along the lines of ‘I just need something quick’, ‘I can’t afford special ingredients from health food shops’, ‘I can’t be faffing around cooking for the sake of a snack’ – I’m paraphrasing, but you get the idea. 375 more words



“…the winter is kind and leaves red berries on the boughs for hungry sparrows…”
John Geddes


Just who do apples think they are?  I am completely fed up with them acting like they are the king of the fruits when the only thing they are king of is the boring fruits.  141 more words