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Spiced apple cake & butterscotch sauce

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1st April 2020

We all need the comfort of cake right now – and this spiced apple cake is delicious! The caramel flavors of the butterscotch sauce really add to the flavour…

Food Recipes

The Butcher's House oxtail & ale stew

on
23rd March 2020

Oxtail is an underrated cut of meat – and a far cry from the soups of our childhoods. One of the cheapest cuts, if not the cheapest, of beef,…

Food Recipes

Old Hall Farm beef sausage & mushroom casserole

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16th March 2020

Old Hall Farm sausages are packed full of meat and therefore, are full of flavour. This simple recipe will feed a family of four and it is so easy…

Food Recipes

Wraps four ways

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23rd January 2020

Who doesn’t love a wrap? The most versatile of ingredients, it can be eaten on the move, sat on the sofa in front of a film (okay, cooking programme!),…

Food Recipes

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…

Food Recipes

Lactose-free mint choc chip ice cream

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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…

Recipes Thoughts

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…

Gluten Free Local Recipes

The comfort of food on thundery days

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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….

Local Recipes Reviews

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…