Tag Archives: Almond

Fresh Fig and Vanilla Cream Pie with Almond Crust

I used ideas from two recipes to make my Cream Pie.  The pie crust and idea came from the original recipe of Vanilla Cream Pie with Fresh Figs from Eleanor Ozich but I made a richer filling similar to the … Continue reading

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Plum Almond Honey Torte

I bought a punnet of plums intending to make a plum crumble but the very same evening I spotted this recipe from Ceri Jones of Natural Kitchen Adventures (adapted from Erin Scott Yummy Supper Cookbook) and decided straight away that … Continue reading

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Broccoli Rice

I read an interesting article in the newspaper earlier this week about broccoli and the healthiest way to eat it.  As I had a large head of broccoli in my fridge I decided to experiment with it as I was … Continue reading

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Traditional Christmas Cake (Gluten-Free)

My husband does really well on his gluten-free diet and doesn’t stray as he has learned from experience of just how dire the consequences are.  Anyone who has a gluten intolerance will understand this.  One small slip can lead to … Continue reading

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Almond Biscuits

I’m not sure where this recipe came from – it was written on a scrap of paper in an old magazine and I was tempted to try it as I had all the ingredients to hand and it is always … Continue reading

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Strawberry Buckwheat Pancakes

I tend to wake up quite early and my idea of luxury is to make a hot drink, return to bed and read the newspapers, emails and Facebook on my iPad.   The times I have spotted a recipe whilst lying … Continue reading

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Pink Apple Crumble

Last Autumn a lovely friend on the Isle of Wight gave me a huge supply of beautiful red eating apples.  They were windfalls but that didn’t matter one bit.   I have no idea of the variety of apple but … Continue reading

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