Rhubarb and marzipan vegan tart

Isn’t rhubarb brilliant? Every spring I hold my breath, awaiting eagerly those flashes of pink nestled amongst the dull cabbages, potatoes and roots of early spring. Then I go a little crazy, tying to get my hands on as much as I can. I bottle it, make it into compote (and freeze it), jam it,…

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A lighter Christmas Cake

It’s come to my attention that not many people like Christmas cake. Or Christmas pudding for that matter. I (without boasting) can personally eat my weight in both and look forward to a post-December 25th supermarket sweep for marked-down Christmas cake and pudding. I love Christmas – it’s not the present giving, but the seasonal…

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Chocolate, Cherry and Almond Bread Pudding Recipe – Booths Cheers Secret Mission

If someone sends you some free booze with a ‘Secret Mission’ envelope strapped to it, what do you imagine is in there? Booze related nudity? Tequila based humiliation? A night in the cells/hugging the porcelain/day off work? For the last few weeks I’ve been joining Booths (that wonderful Northern ‘grocery store’ and purveyors of fantastic produce) and…

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