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Bonfire night.

on
5th November 2018

Bonfire night. The night that could have dramatically changed the UK had the Gunpowder Plot gone ahead. Instead, people celebrate the macabre execution of Guy Fawkes et al by…

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Lactose-free mint choc chip ice cream

on
17th August 2018

My favourite ice cream as a child was, without fail, mint choc chip. The lurid green ice flecked with chocolate pieces, it was the stuff of dreams and, no…

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An indulgent Saturday brunch…

on
13th August 2016

Saturday morning. I am feeling a mixture of emotions – tired, anxious, excited, and full of Olympic energy. The sun is shining – as always, too brightly into my…

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The comfort of food on thundery days

on
25th June 2016

What a few days it has been! Thunder, lightning and torrential rain. I know that I have got drenched many times and I suspect that you all have, too….

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Bad service and River Cottage pastry leftover chicken tart

on
30th May 2016

Good evening, my dear Delicate Diners. How are you today? I hope that you have had a good weekend with friends and family, or equally enjoyed some time just…

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Strawberry, lime & black pepper muffins

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14th May 2016

Outside, the sun is shining but it is cold! Mother Nature seems to tempt us with a few days of warmth before sending cold winds back to send us…

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Sirocco, Sabrina Ghayour: Chocolate, cardamom & espresso

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2nd May 2016
We had a slice last night - badly sliced and decadent in the extreme, and it was light, flavoursome, aromatic, balanced, indulgent and wickedly delicious, all in one mouthful. I did wonder if a slice late in the evening, before going to bed, was a good idea, but I slept well.
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Galton & a Chocolate Nemesis…

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3rd April 2016

Sunday afternoon. The first day of 2016 that has actually felt like spring. And I am doing one of my favourite things – cooking with chocolate.

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Samantha’s Home Bistro – rhubarb and ginger chutney

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26th March 2016

Ah, hello Saturday – so good to see a relaxing one again. My New Year’s resolution is one that, thus far, I am managing to keep, and that is…