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How to Soak Fruits for Christmas Fruit Cake

How to Soak Fruits for Christmas Fruit Cake

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How to Soak Fruits for Christmas Fruit Cake, when to soak and what fruits to use, how to feed the fruit till baking time. Non alcoholic soaking or with alcohol

Wholewheat Herbed Patty Pan Squash Tomato Tart

Wholewheat Herbed Patty Pan Squash Tomato Tart

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Simple savoury herbed Patty Pan Squash Tomato Tart with a healthy whole wheat and oats crust. Easy even if you are making tart crust for the first time.

Easy Basic Pizza Dough – Anyone can make Pizza

Easy Basic Pizza Dough – Anyone can make Pizza

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Recipe for easy to make Pizza Dough, for a thin crust pizza with your favourite toppings.

Olive Rosemary Focaccia

Olive Rosemary Focaccia

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Easy to make Black Olive Rosemary Focaccia – an aromatic and delicious bread, and a perfect accompaniment to soups and stews or pasta. Tastes great by itself with basil oil or pesto or any other of your favourite spreads.

Almond Raspberry Jam Sandwich Cookies

Almond Raspberry Jam Sandwich Cookies

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Easy Christmas treat – Almond Raspberry Jam Sandwich Cookies with ground almonds, vanilla and lemon, based on the recipe for Linzer cookies, which in turn uses the same ingredients as the famous 17th century European Linzertorte.

How to Make a Rich Christmas Fruit Cake – Easy Recipe

How to Make a Rich Christmas Fruit Cake – Easy Recipe

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Recipe for a rich Christmas Fruit Cake with dried fruits and nuts – from soaking the fruit to baking the cake, or without pre-soaking dry fruit.

Cranberry Banana Bread

Cranberry Banana Bread

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Everything about this bread is good, the making and baking, the taste, the aroma. I have followed the recipe for Brown butter Banana Cranberry Bread from Joy the Baker, as faithfully as I could except that I reduced the cranberries to 1 cup and used frozen instead of fresh. The original recipe did n

Vegetable au gratin – Baked vegetables in a creamy sauce

Vegetable au gratin – Baked vegetables in a creamy sauce

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Vegetables baked in a creamy sauce with a crust of cheese and homemade breadcrumbs seasoned with oregano, basil and thyme.

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

The picture can’t convey the aroma of vanilla, butter and blue berries wafting through the house! The headiest perfume, ever! Easy to make

Zucchini Au Gratin from Julia Child’s recipe

Zucchini Au Gratin from Julia Child’s recipe

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Zucchini Au Grain of Grated green zucchini, cooked and tossed in a creamy velouté sauce and baked until bubbly and golden.