Field mushrooms, spinach & baked eggs

Apparently my creative juices ran dry when I tried to come up with a good name for this dish. Sorry. At least the one I finally settled on describes what it is you’re going to eat. If anyone has a better idea, please leave it in the comments… Anyway, back…

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Green Earth Pan review

I was recently sent the Green Earth Pan by Ozeri to review. I received a 20cm diameter frying pan, which features, according to the box, “GREBLON. Ultra-safe 100% PTFE and PFOA free ceramic non-stick coating from Germany” (their emphasis). Putting aside the fact that the Greblons sound like a race of Dr…

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Speculaas spiced date cookies

Speculaas spiced date cookies

When I was little, my Mum used to bake these date cookies. They were, and are, a real favourite – soft, chewy-crumbly and almost cakey, studded with chunks of toffee-ish dates. Delicious! A few years ago, I was reminiscing about these cookies, and decided to bake some for Rosh Hashana –…

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Hazelnut meringue 3-berry ice-cream sandwich

Hazelnut meringue & triple-berry ice-cream sandwich.

Summer is upon us. Time to dust down the gelatomatic 3000 and get cracking on the ice-cream making. Any excuse… A surplus of delicious summer berries inspired this fabulously fruity triple-berry ice-cream, bursting with ripe strawberries, juicy blueberries and tartly tasty raspberries. As you might imagine, Kipper was extremely keen on…

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Buckwheat crepes with creamy asparagus, beans & mushrooms

buckwheat crepes with creamy asparagus beans & mushrooms

We recently had a lovely few days in Amsterdam – currently one of two destinations that can be reached from Cambridge International Airport! I must confess that apart from the cheese, we didn’t really experience much in the way of Dutch cuisine, but we did manage to develop a taste for Dutch…

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Vanilla apricot almond blondie bites

Vanilla apricot almond blondie bites

Because Jewish dietary laws prohibit the mixing of milk and meat, or even of eating milk-containing foods for several hours after eating meat, Kosher shops are a treasure trove of dairy-free foodstuffs. Anything marked ‘Parev’  (or ‘Parve’) you can guarantee will be free from any trace of milk or dairy…

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Yummy Mummy bars / Choc-chip banana breakfast oat bars

Yummy mummy banana choc-chip oat bar

My lovely friend had a baby a few weeks ago, but because she lives in London we only managed to go and visit them just now. Lucky Little Person is feasting regularly on finest Mummy Milk, so it seemed only right and proper to take Mummy some calorie-laden, milk-supply-boosting, extra-indulgent…

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Flourless chocolate hazelnut brownie cake

Flourless chocolate brownie cake.

My approach to Pesach baking has always been to avoid the ‘traditional’ Pesach recipes – which tend to replace flour with things like potato starch and matza meal, and have a unique and identifiable ‘Pesach flavour’ – and instead to find recipes which are just inherently kosher for Pesach. There…

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