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Christmas = Cooking. Here are the books you NEED. [Part One]

 

Happy Christmas one and all!

I hope you are all having a marvellous time filled with sparkling festivities and recovering from the scrumptious indulgences of Christmas day.

The family LOVES Christmas!
The family LOVES Christmas!

I’m raring to go for another afternoon filled with overflowing plates and bottomless glasses to properly get into the spirit of things, but seeing as it is Boxing Day and the shops were teeming with bargain-hunters, I thought it would be a good time to bring your attention to some of the best titles that you need to get in your kitchen, if Santa hasn’t delivered them already…

First, I need to say a huge Christmas thank you to Anna and Catherine of Vintage and Michael Joseph who sent over a selection of their finest cookery books of the year and which I am very excited to share with you. Thank you both! Continue reading Christmas = Cooking. Here are the books you NEED. [Part One]

Chocolate & Hazelnut Gluten-Free Celebration Cake

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When I was invited to a dinner party this week, I was delighted when I was allocated dessert duty. As I’m sure you’re all aware, anything sweet definitely tickles my fancy. However, there was an important clause. The dessert had to be gluten-freeContinue reading Chocolate & Hazelnut Gluten-Free Celebration Cake

The Grand Chequerboard Cake

I am one of those people with an incredibly sweet tooth. No, scrap that, I think my entire dental structure is dedicated to the sweet cause, so the first recipe for this blog undoubtedly had to be cake. But not just any cake, this was the result of a busy Sunday morning in the kitchen, preparing for a sixtieth birthday party. The pressure was on, I had to impress.

Definitely a crowd pleaser
Definitely a crowd pleaser

Continue reading The Grand Chequerboard Cake