Vegan Chunky Chilli

Well I am back, finally , and I would like to introduce you to a whole new me, its been nearly two years since my last post and so much has happened in that time, I have a new career, my daughter moved to New Zealand, I have four gorgeous…

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Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

I have been feeling rather guilty lately as I have really been neglecting this blog, so I thought I would post this recipe for gorgeous twice baked sweet potatoes. My neglect has come from my new love for crochet, knitting, sewing, refurbishing beautiful old furniture and interior design, all of…

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Spelt Flour Scones

Today has been scorchingly hot, I woke up rather late this morning, sun streaming in through my bedroom window, birds singing their heads off and I just knew that I would have to get up and bake something yummy to have for afternoon tea, I knew it had to be…

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We are not all Desperate Housewives !

I was recently contacted by the Daily Mail with regards to an article that had recently appeared in their paper about Tandridge Housewives and also later appeared in The Telegraph, it was all about Tandridge being the number one Housewife Hotspot in the country, it was a nice enough article…

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Cherry and Vanilla Liqueur

As promised, here is another boozy recipe, this time a gorgeous cherry and vanilla liqueur. I have recently lost my blogging mojo but as the weather has taken a turn for the worse today, I have decided to bake Paul Hollywoods iced buns http://dianastaveley.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/iced-fingers-paul-hollywood-recipe.html , must of been inspired by ‘The…

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A nice surprise in the post

I received a nice surprise in the post the other day, at first I thought what a strange thing to send to someone who bakes all the time, never buys shop cakes and would be highly critical of a cake that came in a tin! Well you will be pleased…

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