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Making Peppermint Creams

As part of my drive to try new recipes and skills, I made Peppermint Creams on Monday. They didn’t set after two hours in the fridge (as the… 353 more words

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(livi):pear tart with crunchy almond topping

this recipe was such a winner!!!…the perfect combination of sweet, flaky, crunchy and crisp all in one!

and i think we all have to admit that after the… 342 more words


Sweet Chestnut Chocolate Tarte with Spices (Recipe Testing)

Hello everyone!

I’m back – and I’m bringing a wonderfully chocolately and perfectly delicious tarte along with me. And the best thing is: there are chestnuts in it! 145 more words


Vegetables for the Vegetablearians

Hi! Happy October. It’s October, that’s crazy. I don’t know where time is going but I certainly feel like it’s going somewhere I can’t find it. 185 more words


This cake happened today!

I bought a bowl of plums from the Friday Market for £1 last week with the intention of consuming them purely for my 5-a-day.  Usually the fruit that I get from that particular market stall is sweet and perfect (yes, really!) but surprisingly, these plums were very tart.  87 more words


(livi): eclairs

these eclairs from dorie greenspan’s cookbook were amazingly yummy and so much fun to make!!! the vanilla pastry cream was very involved, but easy to make…all at once it began to boil and then thickened up so much that it stuck to my whisk and came away from the edges of the pan. 257 more words


(livi): jam-sandwich cookies

so here’s my take and pictures of the jam-filled cookies from dorie greenspan’s “baking chez moi”. a crisp butter taste, complete with sweet strawberry jam,(the jam i made myself, this spring). 190 more words