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Preserved Christmas pears

Today has been a day of leisure, because we are still reeling from the effects of exhaustion after yesterday’s bottling, pickling and jamming extravaganza! Our kitchen often seems to be a refuge for other people’s surplus fruit and vegetables. So … Continue reading

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The best of 2012

Happy New Year everyone! As the sunset on 2012 it felt like the right time to review our first year of blogging. We do get some amazing sunsets in E17, this cracker was taken on our street. Well we got … Continue reading

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More Christmas goodies – spicy almonds

These spicy almonds are actually addictive all year round not just for the festive season – they partner perfectly with a beer, a tasty substitute for the obligatory peanut which yours truly is intolerant of. They have a little crispy, … Continue reading

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Easy Christmas treats – drunken chocolate-coated figs

We had a great afternoon making these Christmas treats; it was messy, sticky work and we seemed to end up wearing as much of the chocolate as the figs. Next was the fun of playing with all the little boxes, … Continue reading

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