Category Archives: Food

Making Bread, trying again

Having tried to make bread once years ago, and ending up with something hard and tasteless, I gave up and decided that bread making was probably not one of my strengths. However, recently I was browsing the flour section of … Continue reading

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Celebration Cake (Alternative Christmas Cake)

I first came across this celebration cake as an alternative Christmas cake for diabetics.  (The portion details are given below.) The only sugars in this are in the fruit.  If you’re used to very sweet Christmas cakes,. then this might … Continue reading

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Easy Sticky Mince Pie Recipe

Now we’re approaching the Christmas season, it’s time to dig out the festive recipes.  Children love getting involved, and this simplest Christmas recipe I know. Sticky mince pies – sticky, because when kids fill the pie they are usually very … Continue reading

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An Easy Cocido Recipe

Cocido is popular dish in Spain, and now that it’s getting colder, it makes a great evening meal in cold London also.  From this you get a very satisfying meat-y drink (or you can add some vermecilli to get a … Continue reading

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