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Lafayette Pudding

The weeks following Christmas and its over indulgences can be very deflating, but the opportunity arises for some small, interesting dishes. Dishes that have nothing to do with turkey, chestnut stuffing, gammon (either baked or boiled), roast potatoes, mince pies, … Continue reading

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Chequer Board Cookies

Though time consuming and somewhat irritating if things start to go wrong, I still like to make these as a sort of exercise in patience, to slow the world down when it begins falling apart. The pleasure of producing a … Continue reading

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A Word From Our Sponsors

Everybody will want one . . . Advertising is one of the oldest forms of art known to man. Whether it be cave paintings depicting game roaming the wilds as in ‘here be bison’ or an image using subliminal and … Continue reading

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More Tea Vicar?

To round off the previous post on Afternoon tea that centred around sandwiches and cakes I should like here to add the final pages of the particular article on cakes that has shown some interest amongst visitors to this blog. I … Continue reading

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Variations On Bread & Butter Pudding

Not to be confused with bread pudding, which is more in the style of a slab cake, bread and butter pudding is more of an egg custard with added bread. Always a favourite of mine, these are some recipes from my … Continue reading

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Death By Chocolate!

A varied selection of traditional chocolate cakes, puddings and treats. These are from a Womans Own supplement from the mid-fifties. Cocoa powder, Bournville being a primary supplier, was a main staple in the larder and many uses were devised to feed … Continue reading

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The Stars Look Down . . .

Chocolate recipes from ‘Famous Folk’ The featured chocolate article had one very quirky element to it, and that was the inclusion of ‘favourite’ recipes by some stars of the day. And when I say stars I mean MEGA stars! These ladies epitomised the … Continue reading

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Mr. Cadbury Of Bournville

Chocolate is a raw or processed food produced from the seed of the tropical Theobroma Cacao tree. Cacao has been cultivated for at least three millennia in Mexico, Central and South America, with its earliest documented use around 1100 BC. … Continue reading

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