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Saturday night indulgences


There’s something about Saturday nights that make it very special. Perhaps because there is the onset of a relaxed Sunday or maybe because there is generally some good cheer in the air. I can’t put a finger on it but ever since I can remember I’ve had the most fun on Saturday nights, whether it is with family or friends.…

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Dare to bake?


Wonderful aroma and subtle flavours Armenian nutmeg cake When I first started blogging, seeing my enthusiasm for baking a friend directed me to The Daring Kitchen site. I read up on a few other blogs about these challenges. They seemed a little daunting, after all I was just taking baby steps and making puff pastry or even bread for that…

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Carrots with a difference


Whole wheat carrot-orange cake and muffins   No, you don’t have to be Bugs Bunny to fall in love with carrots. Trust me it is not all that difficult. Fortunately, carrots have never been on my ‘hate list’ and I’d never really given a thought to using carrots creatively or in baking until a young mother asked me if there…

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