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Sakina’s Premium Cheese Straws

I’ve written about cheese straws before but by special request, here they are, with almost a step-by-step of photos. And these ones are truly premium, made with just three ingredients and water. And electricity. Electricity helps 🙂 The only rule … Continue reading

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Chicken curry breadies; or, yumminess inside a homemade tortilla

Oh yes, these babies are just for you! In fact, they’re for anyone with a spicy tooth. They’re filling, tasty, umami … and not that bad for you! Maybe they’re damned with faint praise here, but that’s too bad, because … Continue reading

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Dull Weather Soulfood

There are many ways to get through a dull weather Cumbrian day, and one of those is to make something that hints at spring and summer. I know that’s corny, but it’s true too. Onion Tart (nicked from Nigella and tampered … Continue reading

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Pastry TidBits

I admit, the hedonist has a thin Puritan streak running through her. She can’t throw anything out without a heartrending tug. If she can use it, it stays. Dang it, even if she knows she doesn’t want to eat it, … Continue reading

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Caramelised Onion & Goats Cheese* Flan

A perfect egg custard tart baked at the weekend left over some pastry. (It was a perfect egg custard, not just a good one. Gently wobbly and not too sweet, it was consumed with love and mouthfeel). But I digress. … Continue reading

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Amazing Pastry

This was going to be a post about how hard pastry can be to get just right and the discovery of a ‘perfect’ way to create it, but many people don’t make their own anyway. The nuances of pastry-making and … Continue reading

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