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Stephanie Alexander's Chocolate and Almond Cake

Stephanie Alexander’s Chocolate and Almond Cake

Serves: 6 – 8

You want decadent, you got it!

A favourite of the wonderful Stephanie Alexander, it is simple to prep and even simpler to serve; double cream, some raspberries and a picnic on the grass like we did. 241 more words

Vegetarian

It's not easy being green

I have a  confession to make.

I’m not so good with the green leafies.

Rocket? Oh yes, my favourite salad leaf of all time.

Baby spinach? 256 more words

Cookbooks

Floret forest

I stumbled¬†upon this recipe originally many years ago because I had a heap of broccoli and wasn’t sure what to do with it. I wasn’t especially a fan, but Dave was. 562 more words

Recipes

Sweet treats

1. A friend came home from France with a madeleine pan for me. I had never had the urge to make madeleines before, but now I have a madeleine pan. 193 more words

Dessert

Scones


As a privileged first-world person I have many boring things to complain about. Today it was lunch. I do not like deciding on lunch, and I do not like having what I decided to have for lunch be unavailable. 130 more words

Cookbooks

ANNIE SMITHERS | DU FERMIER

Annie Smithers loves her vegetable garden and cooking. With ninety per cent of the produce she cooks at her restaurant Du Fermier coming from her own garden, to say that Annie cares about the food she cooks is an understatement. 799 more words

The Chefs

Candied orange peel

Take some orange peel. Bring it to the boil a couple of times to soften them and lose some of the bitterness. Then let them simmer in a heavy sugar syrup (1:1) for about an hour. 147 more words

Dessert