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Raspberry jam

Simple Raspberry Jam

I have to admit, hearing people talking about jam pans, special thermometers and getting just the right temperature, I was always a bit intimidated by the idea of making jam. This year however, we had such a glut of raspberries that there really wasn’t anything else I could have done with them so I decided […]

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Suet Scones

Suet Scones

Ingredients: 500g plain flour 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda 4.5 teaspoons cream of tartar 50g butter 25g suet 300ml milk Method: Put all the dry ingredients plus the butter and suet into a food processor and blitz until it becomes breadcrumbs. Add milk in one go and blitz again, but don’t work […]

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Easy Peasy Fish Pie

Easy Peasy Fish Pie

Having got stuck in a bit of rut for family meals lately, I recently happened across a simple sauce that I decided would be perfect to use in a fish pie. This one has proven a hit with both the adults and the children, and is prepared in advance, ready for baking when everyone gets […]

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Summer Fruits Pavlova

Summer Fruit Pavlova

With all the delicious berries and summer fruits on offer at the moment, and three lone eggs getting older and older in my egg chicken, a Summer Fruit Pavlova seemed the perfect way to bring a little sunshine to an otherwise disappointing summer. Ingredients: 3 egg whites 6oz caster sugar (170g) 500ml double/whipping cream Raspberries, […]

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