Browsing All posts tagged under »jam«

Blackberry Jam and a Breakfast Cake

September 3, 2013

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The idea for this cake came to me as I woke up this morning. I leapt out of bed declaring that I wanted some sort of breakfast cake. Is that even a thing?

French Toast PB & J

June 26, 2013

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Sometimes you just have to try things.

Our Olympic Bid

April 14, 2012

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This is our bid to be Samsung Global Bloggers for the London 2012 Olympics. Fingers crossed that the judging panel think we fit the bill.

Pretty Pear Jelly

September 20, 2011

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Last week I found myself with a surfeit of pears. The one and only William pear from my own little tree, plus a whole basket of mixed pears from my friendly neighbours. I used the soft William pears in another Pear and Almond Cake but still had lots of conference pears left. I knew that […]

Damson in Distress

September 18, 2011

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I was disappointed, to say the least, when the damson jam and damson cheese that I made turned out to be very tasty, but slightly grainy damson toffee. I scoured the internet for a solution and found people with the same problem were given only vague suggestions of how to solve it. It’s a common […]

Random Bake of Kindness

September 7, 2011

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Vanessa Kimbell’s post suggesting we take part in random acts (bakes) of kindness was compelling. She suggested we think about who deserved a spontaneous thank you, a kind word or some recognition…and that we bake an extra batch of something just for them. I love a bit of random kindness. My mum always taught me […]

Luxury Scones

October 15, 2010

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I have always baked the scone recipe that my mother made. The one from the ancient Dairy Diary cookbook that she bought from the milkman when I was a kid. It was a basic affair, and it did the job, but they were a bit ordinary. I have been trialling different ingredients and  quantities and […]

Redcurrant Jelly

August 3, 2010

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Once upon a time our garden was full of fruit bushes. With a small boy to amuse we had to pulled up the fruit bushes so that he had a lawn to play on. There is only one redcurrant bush left and this year I built a fortress around it to stop the blackbirds eating the […]