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doughnuts

Justin Gellatly is the genius behind those doughnuts from St John’s bakery. I was lucky enough to take part in one of his baking classes at the bread ahead bakery in Borough and can confirm that his book  “bread, cake,

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doughnuts

Justin Gellatly is the genius behind those doughnuts from St John’s bakery. I was lucky enough to take part in one of his baking classes at the bread ahead bakery in Borough and can confirm that his book  “bread, cake,

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cucumber, rose and mint ice cream

  A deeply refreshing way to combat all this humidity and super easy to make. Don’t expect any big, bolshy in your face flavours, this is all subtlety and lightness. I’ve found it surprisingly hard to find ice cream in

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cucumber, rose and mint ice cream

  A deeply refreshing way to combat all this humidity and super easy to make. Don’t expect any big, bolshy in your face flavours, this is all subtlety and lightness. I’ve found it surprisingly hard to find ice cream in

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rhubarb, coconut and cardamom crumble

It’s definitely crumble weather. I like to spice mine with stem ginger and cardamom. A touch of coconut in the topping makes for the perfect bowl of exotic comfort. serves 4-6 ingredients 400g rhubarb, cut into chunks 5 cubes crystallised

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rhubarb, coconut and cardamom crumble

It’s definitely crumble weather. I like to spice mine with stem ginger and cardamom. A touch of coconut in the topping makes for the perfect bowl of exotic comfort. serves 4-6 ingredients 400g rhubarb, cut into chunks 5 cubes crystallised

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banana bread and chocolate-peanut butter pudding

A friend of mine is having what can only be described as a royally crap time. There’s me, moaning about not having slept since April, as if it’s such a massive deal. And there she is left holding her 3

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banana bread and chocolate-peanut butter pudding

A friend of mine is having what can only be described as a royally crap time. There’s me, moaning about not having slept since April, as if it’s such a massive deal. And there she is left holding her 3

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Cardamom Chocolate Mousse Cake

For me there are few things more rewarding than cooking for others, so I was super chuffed when those nice people at farm:shop asked me to start regularly supplying the cafe with my treats. These past few weeks have been

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Cardamom Chocolate Mousse Cake

For me there are few things more rewarding than cooking for others, so I was super chuffed when those nice people at farm:shop asked me to start regularly supplying the cafe with my treats. These past few weeks have been

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Jelly and Ice Cream

When she first arrived on these shores, nineteen and newlywed – a green eyed slip of a girl, shivering in her unfamiliar winter coat and grappling with the lingo; my mother struggled with a number of elements. One of the

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Jelly and Ice Cream

When she first arrived on these shores, nineteen and newlywed – a green eyed slip of a girl, shivering in her unfamiliar winter coat and grappling with the lingo; my mother struggled with a number of elements. One of the

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Tarte Tatin Emile Henry

It does make me laugh when people go on about “super foods”. I mean, surely all fruit and vegetables are good for you, aren’t they? What makes a blueberry so much better for you than say a carrot? Or some

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Tarte Tatin Emile Henry

It does make me laugh when people go on about “super foods”. I mean, surely all fruit and vegetables are good for you, aren’t they? What makes a blueberry so much better for you than say a carrot? Or some

Carrot Cake

                              I wanted to use up a surfeit of those cheap bags of “basics” carrots I found hiding in the bottom of my salad box. It

Carrot Cake

                              I wanted to use up a surfeit of those cheap bags of “basics” carrots I found hiding in the bottom of my salad box. It

Banana and Walnut Tea Bread

I don’t really like bananas, but I hate wasting food even more. I had to make this after I found myself unable to part with a glut of slowly blackening bananas. The walnuts and rum-soaked raisins really bring out the

Banana and Walnut Tea Bread

I don’t really like bananas, but I hate wasting food even more. I had to make this after I found myself unable to part with a glut of slowly blackening bananas. The walnuts and rum-soaked raisins really bring out the

Macadamia Nut, Caramel and Nutella Cheesecake

This is Ottolenghi’s heavenly recipe, a rich oozing filling topped with salted buttery caramelised nuts, and a gorgeous HobNob base. It’s a bit of a faff, what with making your own caramel and all that chilling but well worth it.

Macadamia Nut, Caramel and Nutella Cheesecake

This is Ottolenghi’s heavenly recipe, a rich oozing filling topped with salted buttery caramelised nuts, and a gorgeous HobNob base. It’s a bit of a faff, what with making your own caramel and all that chilling but well worth it.

Profiteroles with Passionfruit Creme

I found this recipe from Ed Baines on the UKTV Food website, but have tweaked it a bit with the addition of banana liqueur. I wanted to make my friend Jess something special for her birthday, and decided to spend

Profiteroles with Passionfruit Creme

I found this recipe from Ed Baines on the UKTV Food website, but have tweaked it a bit with the addition of banana liqueur. I wanted to make my friend Jess something special for her birthday, and decided to spend