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Pretty healthy flapjacks

Hello. How’s 2015 treating you so far? My January has been ok, though I’m definitely looking forward to some lighter mornings. This time of year, with the sparkly distraction of Christmas a distant memory, is when I really start to … Continue reading

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We’re Jammin’ (Again)

If there’s one thing that makes me feel like autumn is definitely here, it’s making jam. This year was kind of different, because I was teaching my mum to make jam. This seems odd to me as she is the … Continue reading

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Autumn Baking: Beetroot Brownies

Putting vegetables in cake is really nothing new (carrot cake anyone?) but I’d never tried putting beetroot and chocolate together, despite it being a pretty popular combination now. However I’d always wanted to give it a go, so I thought … Continue reading

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Fruit and Seed Flapjacks

Another baking post! Something about the colder weather turns me into a baking fiend. And this one is about one of my favourite autumn/winter ingredients… oats. Oats with everything, I say. The other day I got a craving to make … Continue reading

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We’re Jammin’

Yeah, yeah, I promised you some exciting news and now I’m going to write about jam (but jam is exciting, non?) If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know that my mum has an allotment and around … Continue reading

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Baking Biscuits

Today’s Blog Every Day in May theme is ‘food glorious food’. I’m not the most adventurous cook, but I am pretty awesome at baking, if I do say so myself. Unfortunately one can’t live on baked goods alone, more’s the … Continue reading

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Weekend Baking: Healthy Fruit Muffin Recipe

Sticking to my baking something new each month plan, I had February all figured out. I wanted to try baking a chocolate cake with beetroot and, it being the month of love, they’d probably have come in heart shapes too. … Continue reading

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Weekend Baking: Malt Loaf

One of my new year goals was to bake something new every month/make the time to bake once a month… and this is January’s effort. I had a craving for Soreen (a brand of malt loaf here in the UK) … Continue reading

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Autumn Baking: Parkin

There’s nothing I like more at this time of year than baking an oaty, spicey, crumbly cake and nothing ticks all these boxes quite like parkin. If you don’t already know, parkin is a cake from Yorkshire in the north … Continue reading

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Rhubarb and Custard Cake

There are some classic taste combinations that just go together indisputably, and rhubarb and custard is one of them. I don’t know what makes it so good but something about sharp rhubarb and creamy sweet custard just ticks all the … Continue reading

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