Walnut and Raisin Bread

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This Walnut and Raisin bread sounded like it would be tasty, so I gave it a try. Actually, I’ve made this two times now with two different results. Both were delicious, but the first time the fruit and nuts were … Continue reading

Mint and pistachio chocolate fridge cake

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I am very proud of how this recipe segues from last month’s topic (cooking from Ottolenghi Simple) into this month’s topic for the blog: Christmas cooking. I am also proud that I know how to spell segue! This is a … Continue reading

Chicken with Raisins and Almonds (Butter Chicken)

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I had some butter chicken a while ago and while it was very tasty, it wasn’t what I was used to. Not that that’s a bad thing at all… it’s nice to try a different take on an old favourite … Continue reading

Grated Carrot Salad

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Is it an old wives tale, or do carrots really improve your eyesight? Apparently they can help. They’re rich in beta-carotene, which is what makes them, as well as pumpkins and sweet potatoes, orange. Beta-carotene indicates the presence of Vitamin … Continue reading

Breakfast Bars

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So often my Sundays are spent (in part) making muffins so that I have something quick and tasty to grab for breakfast when I get to work. This weekend, based on a suggestion by Nigella Lawson, I made these breakfast … Continue reading