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Sometimes you just need Soda Bread

Apple Walnut Soda Bread

Variation of River Cottage Honey Walnut Bread

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Brighton

Before I headed to England to live I was told by many; ex-pats, travelers and current Brits, that Brighton was probably the most fun place in England (besides the monstrosity that is London).  So to say I wasn’t super excited … Continue reading

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Ratatouille

I tend to be a smiley faced, congenial person and thus it comes as no surprise that I am a sucker for children’s cartoons.  Watched many a bugs bunny in my life, but in truth the only ones that matter … Continue reading

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I’m Learnding: Pastry Course

I’m not a huge fan of crusts. Sometimes I just get into an anti-crust mood. Sometimes it is halfway through my grilled cheese sandwich. I just don’t want any crust. It applies to baking too. Pie crust in my house … Continue reading

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When All Else Fails – Make Toast

Daring Baker’s April Challenge: Maple Mousse in an Edible Container – It had such promise. Kimmee had sent us a jug of real Canadian maple syrup. I thought I could bring it into work and use it to convince the … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds – Sweet Little Treats!

Have you ever looked into a magazine or travel book and seen sparkling blue oceans, intricate ruins, or a bunch of old men with fantastic beards, in lederhosen, drinking litres of beer and thought “that seals it, I’m going.”? When … Continue reading

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Daring Baker’s Challenge: Meringue filled Coffee Cake

This was the first month I participated in the Daring Bakers’ Challenge (brought to you by the lovely folk of The Daring Kitchen). Every month, they pose a challenge to bakers (or cooks, should you prefer savoury kitchen concoctions), recipes … Continue reading

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