The Great Potato Debate and Sticky Christmas Marmalade Chicken Recipe

The Great Potato Debate and Sticky Christmas Marmalade Chicken Recipe

The Great Potato Debate and Sticky Christmas Marmalade Chicken Recipe And so the great potato debate started…….I, the cook, and therefore more knowledgeable about yesterday’s luncheon dish, wanted mashed potatoes, he, the mere diner and other resident of the Lavender and Lovage household, was adamant that he wanted baked potatoes; we battled it out for at least ten minutes,… 

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Award Winning Marmalade: Traditional Lemon and Lime Marmalade Recipe

Award Winning Marmalade: Traditional Lemon and Lime Marmalade Recipe

Award Winning Marmalade: Traditional Lemon and Lime Marmalade Recipe I cannot believe that is nearly a year ago that I went to a Marmalade Workshop where Vivien Lloyd, who is big in the world of marmalade, showed me and two other blogger friends how to make this fabulous preserve, the traditional way. You can read… 

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Recipe: Pink Grapefruit Marmalade and The Lavender & Lovage Marmalade Awards Results!

Paddington Bear, Seville Oranges and the Marmalade Awards. 3

Recipe: Pink Grapefruit Marmalade and The Lavender & Lovage Marmalade Awards Results! National Marmalade week is over, as is the World’s Original Marmalade Awards, and I am left with dozens of jars of assorted marmalade, as well as a big surprise – THREE certificates from my three entries into the Marmalade Awards! Along with Sue and… 

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The Lavender & Lovage Weekend Bakery: Sticky Ginger Marmalade Tea Loaf Recipe

The Lavender & Lovage Weekend Bakery: Sticky Ginger Marmalade Tea Loaf Recipe

The Lavender & Lovage Weekend Bakery: Sticky Ginger Marmalade Tea Loaf Recipe I love baking, as many of my regular readers will know! I love the weighing and sifting, as well as the perusal of cookbooks and those cracking recipe ideas that come to you in the middle of the night. I also love bakeware, and… 

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Recipe: Make Award Winning Marmalade – Marmalade Workshop with Vivien Lloyd

Make Award Winning Marmalade

Recipe: Make Award Winning Marmalade Marmalade Workshop with Vivien Lloyd  Just over a week ago I was invited to attend a seasonal preserves workshop with two other food writers and bloggers, Sue  and Charlotte; it was an exciting opportunity to make award-winning marmalade with Vivien Lloyd, in her lovely country farmhouse just outside Bath. I have attended one… 

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Recipe: Pancakes for Everyday! My Marmalade Pancakes for Pancake Day +1

Recipe: Pancakes for Everyday! My Marmalade Pancakes for Pancake Day +1

Recipe: Pancakes for Everyday! My Marmalade Pancakes for Pancake Day +1 I know, I am a day late, but I was travelling all day yesterday and did not have time to rustle up a batch of pancakes whilst sitting on the train! However, if you still have some eggs and milk in your pantry that… 

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The Marmalade Awards, Paddington Bear, Three Fruit Marmalade Recipe and Giveaway

The Marmalade Awards, Paddington Bear and Three Fruit Marmalade Recipe

The Marmalade Awards, Paddington Bear, Three Fruit Marmalade Recipe and Giveaway I have decided! I am going to take the orange by the rind, (as opposed to the bull by the horns) and enter my marmalade into this year’s Marmalade Awards, or to give it the correct title, The World’s Original Marmalade Awards. I am going to… 

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Damson Day with Vivien Lloyd: Autumn Preserves Workshop in an Old Somerset Farmhouse

Damson and Apple Jelly

Damson Day with Vivien Lloyd: Autumn Preserves Workshop in an Old Somerset Farmhouse For those of you in the preserving world, there will be no need to introduce Vivien Lloyd, as she is a well-known and much respected WI judge, as well as being the author of First Preserves (Marmalades, Jams, Chutneys), a best-selling and… 

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A Surfeit of Lemons and a Traditional Preserve – Home-made Lemon and Ginger Marmalade

Lemon and Ginger Marmalade

- A Surfeit of Lemons and a Traditional Preserve – Home-made Lemon and Ginger Marmalade As some of my friends will remember, from last summer and autumn, I am a bit of a preserving fiend;  I love getting up-close and personal with my copper preserving pan and I really don’t mind the hours that I… 

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