Browsing All posts tagged under »Lemon«

Lemon Loaf Cake

May 25, 2015

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Sometimes you just need a no-nonsense cake. One for the weekend, obligingly providing slices of dense, butteriness with every cup of tea. One for when friends are calling in and you want to offer sustenance, but nothing too fussy. One to wrap in foil and take on a camping trip or to stuff into a rucksack for a walk on […]

Orange & Elderflower Liqueur

June 29, 2013

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Something different to our usual elderflower cordial and champagne that's a gnat's heavier on the alcohol.

Lime Syrup Drizzle Cakes

June 18, 2011

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I am still learning the importance of a sense of order. I don’t mean having everything in its place, although that really helps. It’s about making sure that I do things in the right sequence. Every time I cook something I work out a better way…or rather I realise I have done something ‘arse about […]

Shrove Tuesday comes early

February 14, 2010

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We used to celebrate Shrove Tuesday late as I was often too busy with work to stand flipping pancakes at the stove all evening. This year we had our pancakes 2 days early. We will probably have some for pudding tonight too. Everyone loves a pancake. Nothing unusual in the quantities in my recipe, just […]

Frosted Cup Cakes

August 27, 2009

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Here are some tangy orange and lemon cupcakes. The  frosted topping has Philadelphia Cream Cheese with a syrup of super reduced orange and lemon juice whisked in. I love it when a recipe works out at just the right quantity to fill a dozen good deep muffin cases. Ernie, our Border Terrier is always very interested when I […]