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A Good Eat: Luxurious Leeks

The humble leek/ leeks have been around since the times of the ancient Egyptians, which is surprising that it is one of those vegetables that can be often overlooked.   I absolutely adore the clean and mild flavour of…

Love Turkey, Hate Waste

Ok so I’m a little early deciding to post a few recipes to use your left over turkey but I have to admit to loving Christmas, although it might just be getting the chance to see all those twinkling…

Vintage Baking: Pains Au Chocolat

It is said that Marie-Antoinnette introduced the croissant to France!  I’m not sure about that but I do know the croissant first appeared in the French dictionary in 1863! So in the spirit of the Great British Bake Off…

Vintage Baking: Carrot Cake

Carrot cake is not so much ‘vintage’ as ancient!  It dates back to Medieval times when it was thought to be named carrot pudding.  Although today’s incarnation of carrot cake came about around the 1960s when cream cheese icing…