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Chilli Apple Jam

A delicious alternative to chilli sauce.  Vary the variety of fresh chillies used to alter the heat of the jam. Makes about 2 jars. You will need to get 2-3 small jars with lids, and some waxed paper discs, ready … Continue reading

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Creamy leek, ham and potato bake

Warming and delicious on an autumn evening!  Serves 2-3 2 large potatoes 2 leeks 80-100g cooked ham or bacon 250ml carton single cream or dairy-free/lactose free equivalent 200ml hot stock – ham is best, but chicken or vegetable would work, … Continue reading

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Shortbread Apple Flapjacks

A 3-layer traybake created to take advantage of the new season apples. Use freshly picked apples if possible. I used a 22cm x 22cm cake tin, which yielded 16 pieces of shortbread. Note all measurements and cooking times are approximate. … Continue reading

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Courgette (aka Zuchini) Omelette

If your garden is anything like mine, there reaches a point in the summer when you are harvesting a courgette a day, and need all the recipes you can find to cook them. This is a delicious recipe that uses … Continue reading

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Broad bean and feta salad

Inspired by fresh garden produce, this is a delicious early summer salad. Serves 1 100g podded broad beans 40g dry home-made bread (slightly stale), cubed 40ml extra virgin olive oil salt & pepper 2 tsp white wine vinegar 1 small … Continue reading

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Scottish Tablet

A delicious, easy to make sweet that is safe for anyone on the C&B-free diet unless you also react to dairy. makes about 1 1/2kg of tablet. If made well and properly hard, it should store in a sealed container … Continue reading

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Toffee cake

An indulgent cake fit for a celebration.  The recipe can be scaled up or down depending on how many people you are catering for. Caramac shapes to decorate ingredients: 2-6 caramac bars depending on size of moulds and size of … Continue reading

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