A Cowboy’s Breakfast! “Hillybilly County Fair” Cornbread Recipe

A Cowboy's Breakfast! "Hillybilly County Fair" Cornbread Recipe

A Cowboy’s Breakfast! “Hillybilly County Fair” Cornbread Recipe I lived in the States for a spell in the early 80′s, and I remember home-made “County Fair” cornbread with fond memories; the area that I lived in was part of Pennsylvania Dutch country in Lancaster County, where the Amish people live in small communities – it is… 

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Sunday Baking: A Beautiful Easy Quick Bread Recipe – Zuri’s South African Picnic Bread

Sunday Baking: A Beautiful Easy Quick Bread Recipe - Zuri's South African Picnic Bread

Sunday Baking: A Beautiful Easy Quick Bread Recipe – Zuri’s South African Picnic Bread – Today’s post is tinged with some sadness; my recipe today is for Zuri’s South African Picnic Bread, and it has been made by way of a condolence message for my good friend Zuri (Zuretha) who lost her husband Gideon last… 

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Beat the Winter Blues: Pumpkin, Walnut & Poppy Seed Muffins with Cheddar Cheese

Pumpkin, Walnut & Poppy Seed Muffins with Cheddar Cheese

Beat the Winter Blues: Pumpkin, Walnut & Poppy Seed Muffins with Cheddar Cheese One of the things I love most about autumn and winter is the wonderful choice of seasonal vegetables that are on offer; brassicas and cabbages of all sizes and hues – with red being a particular favourite of mine. Potatoes, parsnips, kale… 

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Slow Sunday Brunch: Welsh Rabbit with Home-made Rustic French Boule (Bread)

Slow Sunday Brunch: Welsh Rabbit with Home-made Rustic French Boule (Bread)

Slow Sunday Brunch: Welsh Rabbit with Home-made Rustic French Boule (Bread) With an imminent hurricane and an extra hour in bed this morning, I decided to treat us to a “supper style” brunch – a firm favourite of ours and a dish that made use of some freshly baked bread I had made, a rustic… 

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Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner for Organic September: Somerset Pork, Apple Tart and Many More Recipes!

Image: Apple Galette

Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner for Organic September: Somerset Pork, Apple Tart and Many More Recipes! Core Ingredients for September: Pork, Apples, Butternut Squash, Leeks, Cabbage and Oats September Menu: Spiced Roast Butternut Squash Soup Irish Soda Bread with Oats Somerset Pork with Apples Creamed Leek and Cabbage Braise Rustic Apple Galette Welcome to a very… 

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What’s in a Name? Tiger Bread, Giraffe Bread or Dutch Crunch – Tiger Bread Recipe

What's in a Name? Tiger Bread, Giraffe Bread or Dutch Crunch - Tiger Bread Recipe

What’s in a Name? Tiger Bread, Giraffe Bread or Dutch Crunch – Tiger Bread Recipe – For the well initiated tiger bread fans amongst you, it will be apparent from my photos that my bread was neither stripy (as in tiger bread) or patchwork (as in giraffe bread), it was in fact very pale and mottled, and… 

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A Quick and Easy Random Recipe: Cheese and Onion Scone Bread (Loaf)

A Quick and Easy Random Recipe: Cheese and Onion Scone Bread (Loaf)

A Quick and Easy Random Recipe: Cheese and Onion Scone Bread (Loaf) I have been a little lazy on the baking front lately, I have just been so busy and also the diet has been high on the list this week, after an orgy of excessive boozing and scoffing last week! So, when my random generator… 

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Fromage Friday! A Simple French Cheeseboard for Al Fresco and Summer Dining

Fromage Friday! A Simple French Cheeseboard for Al Fresco and Summer Dining

Fromage Friday! A Simple French Cheeseboard for Al Fresco and Summer Dining Now, I know regular readers will be expecting a “Fish on Friday” post today, and indeed I will be posting one a little later or tomorrow, but for now I want to share a simple idea for a summer cheeseboard, a bit if… 

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Vintage Blue and White on Sepia Sunday: Farmhouse “Teacup” Spiced Fruit Loaf Recipe

Vintage Blue and White on Sepia Sunday: Farmhouse "Teacup" Spiced Fruit Loaf Recipe

Vintage Blue and White on Sepia Sunday: Farmhouse “Teacup” Spiced Fruit Loaf Recipe It’s Sunday, a day of baking and relaxing by the fire, well it IS a cold spring day! And, I have been washing some of my “food photography props” that I have arranged on an old dresser, as they get so dusty… 

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The Secret Recipe Club: Banana Bread Scones with Brown Sugar Glaze

The Secret Recipe Club: Banana Bread Scones with Brown Sugar Glaze

The Secret Recipe Club: Banana Bread Scones with Brown Sugar Glaze  I know I say this will alarming predictability, but where has the month flown too? It really does seem like only yesterday that I was sharing my last Secret Recipe post, which was for some amazing  Brown Butter Carrot and Orange Muffins; and here I am one… 

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