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Ginger, Date and Sesame Biscuits

Today was the longest day ever made. At least in the last ten weeks. An infant solstice of sorts. The day just kept going. Peace has thankfully returned, for now, and so let us all take this time to eat biscuits. 400 more words


My Chicken Garam Masala

It’s cooking time. I love food and every now and then I like to try out new recipes.
One day, I visited a friend’s house and she made us chicken gravy with rice. 185 more words


Dairygold Teacake Loaf

We’re not sure if teacakes are so called because they go so well with a cuppa, but that’s our theory and we’re sticking to it. This sweet, fruity bake is best served still warm from the oven, with Dairygold melting into each slice. 172 more words


Spiced Orange Friand

A Friand is a delicious, moist, little French cake make with butter and almonds. I often make Lemon Friand which are really good. This time I used orange, and plenty of it, which to me is an evocative aroma and flavour of Christmas. 512 more words

Healthy Treats

A Simple Fruit Mince Recipe

This year I have decided to make Mince Pies for Christmas and they will be my home made gifts for my friends, neighbours and family. I always enjoy giving a gift that I have made or grown in my garden.  240 more words


Odlums Christmas Ice Cream


170ml carton of Cream

150ml/¼ pint Milk

3 Egg Yolks

125g/4oz Shamrock Organic Caster Sugar

75g/3oz Shamrock Luxury Fruit Mix

2 tablespoons Dark Rum/Brandy… 157 more words


Pumpkin spice delight

What a lovely selection of homegrown pumpkins!

At our home we still have a heap of homegrown pumpkins just asking to be chopped up and transformed into something delicious. 314 more words