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Gluten-Free Christmas Pudding

Starting in 1970 (I remember the date as it was the year I got married) I started making old-fashioned Christmas puddings exactly to my mother-in-law’s recipe, who made them from her mother’s recipe.  I made them every September – not … Continue reading


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Moroccan Spiced Beef (Slow Cooker)

I used to think of stews as comfort food – to be eaten on a cold or damp winter’s day but we ate this on a glorious summer evening in mid-July,  sitting in our garden as the sun was slowly … Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy Stuffed Tomatoes

I love this time of year when tomatoes are ripening on the vine.  There is nothing so tasty as eating a tomato freshly picked, still warm from the sun.  Although tomatoes are available all year around, I especially like them … Continue reading

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Grilled Apricots with Almond Mascarpone

Out shopping the other day I spotted a punnet of delicious looking fresh apricots and immediately remembered seeing a recipe recently for stuffed apricots using ricotta and pistachios.  I went into three local supermarkets but none of them stocked ricotta … Continue reading

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