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Healthy date bites

Ella Woodward's new cook book Deliciously Ella – named after her very popular food blog – is apparently the fastest selling maiden cook book ever in the UK. She has built up a huge loyal following on her blog, supplying her readers with no fuss, […]

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Chocolate rum cake

Followers of my travel blog will know I was in Barbados last week, so I have to bring my baking blog a totally decadent chocolate cake drenched in spiced rum – that got your attention! I picked up the cookbook entitled Just add Rum by […]

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‘Swansea’ bloomer

‘Swansea’ bloomer

I am not sure I can call it a 'Swansea' after my variation using wholemeal flour. I have featured a rework from Paul Hollywood's British Baking in a previous post. He has organised the book by region of the British Isles and this Swansea is […]

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Hemp seed and oatmeal cookies

Hemp seed and oatmeal cookies

I have just discovered hulled hemp seed. I thought hemp was only used in the making of fabric- silly me! Anyway- reading from the label- “hulled hemp seed is a good source of protein and contains all of the essential amino acid” so now you […]

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Oat bread

This is a super easy, non yeast bread which I came across in Paul Hollywood’s British Baking. In this book he organises the bakes by region of the British Isles and includes some lovely old recipes. I like Irish soda bread and this oat bread […]

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Rye bread

as my regular readers will know I have not reached expert status with my sourdough- this is an understatement – it is a work in progress as I haven't yet given up. Most rye breads I have come across require a sour dour starter so […]

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Granola – yet another….

Making your own granola sets you free from over sweetened, dodgy 'healthy' labels on prepackaged brands. It also allows to cater for your family's particular preferences and/or food intolerances. It has never been easier to find a huge range of sugar and grain alternatives in […]

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Lemon lavender mini loaves

I want to tell you about a new addition to my baking books library – Amber Rose love bake nourish. Her recipes make great use of alternative flours, refined sugar alternatives, and other ingredients. As a keen Thermomix baker this is music to my ears. […]

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Thermomix Alfajores

I have yet to visit Argentina- it's on THAT list- but that doesn't mean I can't try to recreate the legendary Alfajores and adapt it for the Thermomix. If you have ever made dolce de leche by sticking a can of condensed milk in the […]

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Thermomix Chewy muesli bars

You will make this basic recipe a firm favourite for healthy snacks and lunch box fillers. It's really up to up how you mix up the seeds, nuts, nut butters and sugars or sugar substitutes. Puffed cereal inside chewy slices are so yummy and easy […]

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