09 Dec

Nougat Muffins

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The choice of nougat at this time of year is wonderful there are so many different flavours that one can choose from.  For this recipe you just need a simple nougat to make these nougat muffins.

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07 Dec

Fried Mozzarella Sandwich (Mozzarella in Carrozza)

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Mozzarella in Carrozza is a dish from Naples and when translated it literally means Mozzarella in a carriage.  I am sure once you have made this fried mozzarella sandwich you will be making it more than once.

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18 Nov

Chicken Pie


When you hear the word pie what do you think of?  I think of a heartfelt meal that calms my mood and lifts my spirits, I don’t think I will ever say no to a chicken pie!

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27 Oct

Ricotta, Leek and Broccoli Tart


There are so many choices to choose between for a tart whether its sweet or savoury or from the numerous fillings that you can add. They are great for so many occasions such as a light lunches, tea parties or just to satisfy that little nagging voice inside you.

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23 Oct

Savoury Pastry

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I have not done a huge amount of pastry making, so I was excited when I decided to give it a go.  However I think I did have had some problems I will definitely be taking more care in the rolling out process next time.  The pastry did taste good and the filling I made did fit inside even with the shrinkage that I experienced.

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25 Sep

Autumn Fruits and Vegetables

Autumn has arrived and its one of my favourite seasons, the temperature outside is beautiful and you can actually be comfortable, not hot and bothered.  One of the best things is that soup making can start.  The other reason for my love of autumn is for the majestic colours that come about in nature.

So what Fruits and Vegetables are in season:
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