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Pear and Ginger Cakes


Occasionally, looking around my kitchen for inspiration, I come across something and it reminds me of something I used to bake years ago, but seem to have forgotten about. Last week was one such occasion. I was sat typing up a recipe, and glanced over to the fruit bowl. Yes, you saw right – the fruit bowl. I used to bake an absolutely gorgeous Pear and Ginger cake, which disappeared rapidly whenever I baked it. I had glanced upon some blush pears, which, to be truthful, had started to look like they had seen better days. I decided to up the ante on an old favourite recipe, and came up with these beauties! Continue reading

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Extra Gingery Ginger Nut Biscuits

These biscuits are incredibly easy to bake. I came up with the recipe when I was pregnant with Peter, and had to commute to work by car for several hours each day. These biscuits helped with my morning sickness in the car, but are equally fantastic with a mug of coffee or tea. The original recipe was by Delia Smith, but I found it lacking in the Ginger Department for me, and stepped it up a few notches! Continue reading

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