Monthly Archives: January 2011

Birthday Cake

Despite gaining only a little pleasure from baking cakes, I do love the smell of a rich, buttery birthday present rising slowly and peacefully in the oven. Nothing follows a morning of meetings and emails better than tuning in to … Continue reading

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Woodcock on toast

Every now and then I feel like getting my hands bloody and cooking a meal totally from scratch, including all the gruesome stuff you would usually leave to your butcher. It seems only fair, as a carnivore, to go through … Continue reading

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Happy new hummus

Hello all and happy new year! Christmas and its many distractions have rather got in the way of cooking and writing recently. The long and drawn out hangovers of the festive season, along with the good intentions of getting up … Continue reading

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