How To Make A Classic Apple Pie

It’s apple time. Apple season comes at the most perfect time of year as it’s also getting a little bit more cosy (although we’re certainly experiencing an Indian Summer) so baking an Apple Pie is not entirely out of place as it can still be chilly and yesterday at the rugby it was pouring with rain. Sunday afternoons are my…
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Slow Cooked Leg of Lamb

If you are planning a feast of any kind this week or weekend I urge you to give this a go. It doesn’t need much looking after and takes about thirty seconds to put together. You can see how tender the meat became after cooking slowly for so long as it is sliding off the bone in this picture. You…
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Mum’s Lime and Blackberry Cheesecake

My mum tells us that she can’t cook or bake. But when she makes a cheesecake we tend to disagree. She is a HUGE lover of blackberries and my dad is HUGE lover of cheesecake so they were both happy.  A happy couple covered in cheesecake. Today I want to share this recipe with you as it’s pretty good This…
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How to Make Homemade Truffles

How to Make Homemade Truffles Truffles are another thing that I’d put off making because I thought they were difficult. NOT SO! And the great thing is that if you use the quantities laid out in this recipe you’ll have truffles coming out of your ears. These truffles not only taste scrumptious but make really delicious homemade Christmas gifts. I…
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Fig, Pear and Walnut Salad Recipe with Lunch Under The Tree

It’s here!! Autumn is here! Yes, there’s still some possibility that it will be warm-ish until October but the light is different, it’s darker in the evenings, and it’s colder in the mornings I remember very clearly when I first made this salad and took the pictures for it for this blog. There was no one coming over, no event…
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