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Summer cakes and a promise to myself

Strawberries are the perfect summer fruit and in season for a period as brief as the English summer itself. I often like to eat them just as they are without being drowned in the customary accompaniment of cream. This summer cake … Continue reading

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Watermelonade

Yup. It’s exactly what it says – a wonderful blend of watermelon juice and lemonade. Cool and fresh and just the thing to sip in the shade when the sun is blazing. If, like us, you have to balance familiar tastes with … Continue reading

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Lemon blueberry loaf

This cake is the result of loads of indecision and the urge to clear out my fridge. I first set out to make a lemon and poppy seed pound cake only to discover that I didn’t have any poppy seeds. I … Continue reading

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Flatbread or Chapati French ‘toast’

Half term holidays mean easy mornings, some lie ins and time for a proper breakfast. The last couple of months have been hectic with the little man saying good bye to his nursery and hello to proper school. New timings and the … Continue reading

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