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Not So Traditional Christmas Dundee Cake

Hands up, I don’t like Christmas Cake. I don’t apologise. It seems forced, overly fruity, almond pasted, icing sugared overload. It’s not for me. I am partial to a slice of Dundee cake. The problem with that, of course, is that … Continue reading

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Hot Smoked Salmon and Couscous

So sometimes something cold, even at this time of year, can be very rewarding. A dish that has about it something of the Mediterranean with the couscous, dill, olive oil and lemon mix  – but that smell and flavour of chunks of … Continue reading

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Tian of Crab and Avocado

The thing about Christmas lunch is that you want it to look special, but it helps if the appetizer isn’t overly filling or a pain to make. This one hits on both counts. First you make it in advance, and just … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Sausage Rolls.

The thing about parties, at least in my house, is that they are just not the same without a plate of sausage rolls. Warm or cold, these little morsels of meat and pastry delights are the first thing I aim … Continue reading

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Cooking At Zero Degrees

This is a blog about what we eat at home.  Starters, mains, sauces, side dishes, cocktails and links to local shops. It’s all here. Food is fun,  it should be fun to make and fun to eat. For some people making a … Continue reading

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