Autumn Beckons: Slow Cooked Beef Brisket with Elderberry Glaze and Port Jus

Slow Cooked Beef Brisket with Elderberry Glaze and Port Jus

Autumn Beckons: Slow Cooked Beef Brisket with Elderberry Glaze and Port Jus Autumn really is beckoning, the mornings are misty and cool and the evenings are “drawing in” with darkness falling by eight thirty now……..I’m sad to see the summer go, but I love autumn and all it brings. It’s a season of harvest festivals, crackling… 

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An Autumn “Summer Pudding” Recipe for Sunday Lunch

Summer Pudding

An Autumn “Summer Pudding” Recipe for Sunday Lunch A British classic, a Summer Pudding is a thing of sublime beauty – swathes of gently poached berries and currants encased in a shell of soft bread, it’s an easy recipe to make and makes good use of excess berries (and currants) you may have throughout the… 

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A Random Great British Bake Off Technical Challenge: Ciabatta Bread

A Random Great British Bake Off Technical Challenge: Ciabatta Bread

A Random Great British Bake Off Technical Challenge: Ciabatta Bread Over the last few weeks, I have attempted to make the technical challenge from the Great British Bake Off every week, but with the onset of a late Indian summer and friends and family visiting over the last few weeks, that project has been unavoidably dropped by the… 

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Sel la Vie Tomatoes and Twice Baked Potato, Cheese and Bacon Gratin

Twice Baked Potato, Cheese and Bacon Gratin

Sel la Vie Tomatoes and Twice Baked Potato, Cheese and Bacon Gratin This last week has been a glorious late summer holiday, with my daughter visiting, and the weather in SW France being positively balmy with temperatures in the late 20’s and clear azure skies, it’s been like the late birthday gift you never expected, and… 

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Summer Herbs Cookbook: Cooking with Herbs Round-Up for August

Herbs

Summer Herbs Cookbook: Cooking with Herbs Round-Up for August With thanks for all who entered the Cooking with Herbs challenge for August – the theme was very loosely, Summer Herbs and Flowers, and as you can see by the lovely images and recipe links below, there were some stunners! The NEW Cooking with Herbs challenge is… 

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Cooking with Herbs September: An Indian Summer & Mediterranean Theme!

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  Cooking with Herbs September: An Indian Summer & Mediterranean Theme! Welcome to a new Cooking with Herbs challenge for September! With thanks to all who entered last month and look out for the round-up later today or tomorrow here: Summer Herbs Cookbook: Cooking with Herbs Round-Up for August This month promises to be warm, so… 

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A BEAUTIFUL Summer Cookbook of Picnic Treats: Tea Time Treats Round-Up

A BEAUTIFUL Summer Cookbook of Picnic Treats: Tea Time Treats Round-Up

A BEAUTIFUL Summer Cookbook of Picnic Treats: Tea Time Treats Round-Up Hello and welcome to a HUGE round-up of Al-Fresco style recipes, for the BIG Tea Time Treats Picnic month of August!  You have all dazzled and tempted me with your tasty creations, and all that is left to do now is scroll through the following… 

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Delia Smith visits my Kitchen! Hot Chocolate Fudge Sundae AND Swan Ice Cream Maker Giveaway

Hot Chocolate Fudge Sundae

Delia Smith visits my Kitchen! Hot Chocolate Fudge Sundae AND Swan Ice Cream Maker Giveaway Oh how I wish Delia, aka Saint Delia, would visit my kitchen, but I am afraid my title has been somewhat misleading and her only presence in my kitchen was via one of her  cooking bibles, books! This is my slightly adapted… 

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Baked Jam Doughnut Muffins for The Secret Recipe Club

Baked Jam Doughnut Muffins

Baked Jam Doughnut Muffins for The Secret Recipe Club Today sees me sharing another Secret Recipe Club recipe, and this time I have chosen a real sweet treat, Jam Doughnut Muffins, a recipe that I found on my secret assigned blog for August which was Food. Baby. Life.  Food.Baby.Life is written by Susan, who is married with three… 

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August Cooking with Herbs: Summer Herbs & Flowers

Herbs

August Cooking with Herbs: Summer Herbs & Flowers Welcome to a new Cooking with Herbs challenge for August; last month we had an amazing 39 entries and the round up for those recipes is here: Cooking with Herbs: A Virtual Herbal Cookbook & Round-Up of Recipes! Thanks to ALL of  you who entered……this month is a summer… 

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