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MERINGUE

This recipe is here for my brother-in-law who turned up to Christmas last year with lemon meringue pies that had a thin layer of white sticky stuff on the top that was supposed to be meringue. They tasted great but really not like lemon meringue tarts because there was no meringue. This week I decided  Full Article…

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SORBET

Lemon, Lime, Tangelo or any combination of citrus Sorbet Sorbets are so nice. I love lemons, limes, tangelos and mandarines, but they need to be home grown. Store bought fruit just doesn’t have the bite, you don’t get that tangy citrus taste that really gives you a hit and this fills the bill as a  Full Article…

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MARSHMALLOW POPCORN

Today has been the culmination of several days of total frustration, firstly getting a new notebook computer that came with Windows 8. I could have ignored all the Metro stuff and installed a Start Button but, being a purist, and needing more development in my neural pathways I persisted with learning to take advantage of  Full Article…

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EASTER MUFFINS

I began making these a couple of years ago when I couldn’t get tasty hot cross buns at a reasonable price. Seemed like the choices were cheap and nasty mass-produced soggy lumps from the supermarket or expensive, and still not so nice, too-large buns from the speciality bakeries. I even tried making my own buns but  Full Article…

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MUFFINS

This recipe was written on my fridge whiteboard for at least 12 months. It was great whenever I felt like something a bit different for breakfast. At some stage I copied it onto a piece of paper. This morning I spent ages looking for the piece of paper so it has now made it to the  Full Article…

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RHUBARB STEWED

Links Found this great website – http://www.rhubarb-central.com/ to help with recipes and growing hints. When we have some rhubarb growing I will revisit. I have ignored all the advice that says not to eat any in the first year. The plants are so huge and the old leaves are just dying so why not eat  Full Article…

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GINGERBREAD

These are such a winner with any small child, the smaller the child the more preparation needs to be done before they actually become involved. The mixture needs to be made in advance and left to chill in the fridge for at least an hour. This takes little time and can be done in a  Full Article…

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CITRUS BUTTERS – lemon / lime / tangelo

We grow lots of different types of citrus trees, partly because they grow easily, have few bugs and are easy to manage and partly because I just love fresh citrus straight from the tree. You do not get mandarines or tangelos or indeed any citrus from shops that have that tang that comes from a  Full Article…

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