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Yearly Archives: 2010

Mini Mice Cookies and a Virtual Cookie Swap!

2010 Holiday Cookie Swap | Recipe 1 It’s the season and all that, and this year Lorna and Mum are heading to join us for Christmas in New York! I am very excited about having them here for the holidays and although I know it’s going to be a really rough time for all of […]

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Kale Chips

The first time I tried these was on a trip to visit my friend Andee in Texas. She has a wonderful vegetable garden and at the time an over abundance of Kale. I’ve always wondered why people decide to grow Kale, I couldn’t think of a single recipe that I’d use it in, but once […]

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Almond & Orange Florentines

What can I say, another Ottolenghi inspired recipe. I searched high & low for the right sort of flaked almonds in Barcelona, but in the end these were made in the North of England whilst on a trip back home. Very easy to make, these went down incredibly well with ice cream & coffee as […]

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Baked figs with blue cheese & prosciutto

This is the ultimate crowd pleaser, a fabulous & easy recipe that we both serve often as an appetizer or finger food, also good on top of a lightly dressed salad to make a fuller starter course for dinner parties. The combination of the figs, cheese and ham is a classic but with the twist […]

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Roast tomatoes with raisins and feta

Anne sent me this recipe recently and I loved the sound of the ingredients so while Lorna and I are both here in England visiting Mum I decided it was the perfect opportunity to give it a try. I really love roasted tomatoes, I’ve tried several warm salad dishes that have tomatoes as an ingredient […]

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