Author Archives: Sarah

Egg Free and Virtually Fat Free Spiced Marmalade and Fruit Cake

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Well, what can I say, it is that time of year, where quite a lot of people have made resolutions to eat better.  This is a cake recipe however which is not only egg free, but is virtually fat free … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Chocolate and Raspberry Traybake with Salted Butter Caramel Swirls

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I came up with the idea for this traybake when I wanted to do a chocolate cake, but with a bit of a difference. I usually put raspberry jam in chocolate cakes, as it enhances the flavour of the chocolate, … Continue reading

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Family Restaurant Review – Giraffe, Chelmsford

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A couple of weeks ago, I was fortunate to be invited to the soft opening of a new chain restaurant in town, Giraffe, with my 3yr old son.  Both of us were excited to be given the opportunity to try … Continue reading

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Hotel Chocolat Giveaway and Recipe – Gluten Free Chocolate Christmas Cupcakes! Giveaway now closed.

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A couple of months ago, I was asked if I wanted to do a review of some of the new Christmas goodies from the lovely people over at Hotel Chocolat.  I thought about it a bit, and asked if I … Continue reading

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Lets Make Christmas – Marrons Glacés

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As my third entry into Lets Make Christmas, I have made Marrons Glacés, mostly following Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s recipe from Channel 4′s River Cottage series in 2009. The first time I made these, I found the third step of the recipe … Continue reading

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Lets Make Christmas – Berry and Cherry (slightly boozy) Jam

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  Back in August I posted a recipe for Berry and Cherry Jam.  For the Lets Make Christmas Event at Fortnum and Mason in London, I have made a more festive version, in a flip-top preserving jar to enter into … Continue reading

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Lets Make Christmas – Basler Läckerli

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In the summer of 2003 I was sent to Basel in Switzerland to do some work for a customer, and came across these beauties in a store which is somewhat of a local, if not national landmark, Läckerli Huus. On my … Continue reading

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

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This is one of my sons favourite puddings, and a perfect warming pudding for when the days are getting colder.   

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Gluten Free Cherry and Chocolate Traybake

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This recipe is another one I came up with for the mums at Thursday playgroup, and is perfectly simple for National Baking Week.  I had some Glace Cherries in the cupboard which were calling me, and I thought they would … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Frangipan Cupcakes

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I had hoped to post this earlier in the week as it has been National Chocolate Week, but this post has been delayed slightly for various reasons, so I’m thinking of it as a last hurrah for Chocolate Week, and … Continue reading

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