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In Season – October

October This is only a guide to seasonal fruit and vegetables generally available. Of course, many are available all the time because of imports, and some are now grown for most of the year and they are included on these … Continue reading

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Treacle Spiced Biscuits

Oh, window cleaners arriving first thing tomorrow and there are no biscuits in the house to go with their pots of tea. The nearest shop is closed, so it’s a rummage through the cupboard to see what can be baked. … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Mackerel with Side Salad

So Spring has sprung. Yet the problem is that the weather can be so variable. Yes, I want to move (ok with some resistance) away from the heavier and warming foods of winter, but I am not yet willing to … Continue reading

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Ham and Cheese Croquettes

Makes about 15 I don’t know what it was that made me want to make these, but it has been a long term plan.  I had some delicious croquettes at Fino the then sister restaurant to Barrafina in London: crisp … Continue reading

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Walnut, Pecan and Date Loaf Cake

I have a harvest of walnuts and pecans in the cupboard. Don’t ask me why, I suppose I just kept buying them for some reason.  Some I have used some to make granola, and now I decided to bake a … Continue reading

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Swedish Apple Cake

So here is the thing; you are making dinner for Eurovision fanatics and for each course there must be some link with the competition, but what? Well, this year it was held in Sweden so what better than a dessert of Swedish … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Alla Carbonara

Each year, around the time of my birthday, I wander up the road to the gates of Greenwich Park. From that vantage point I can watch thousands of not so lonely long distance runners set off on the London Marathon. … Continue reading

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