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Sourdough Love

My uncle owns a bakery. While this does not mean that I have a claim to the title ‘bakery girl’, I did grow up eating what could today only be described as ‘artisan baked goods’ and bread and I have … Continue reading

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Brown Sauce

Expat Gourmet loves a good bacon butty and is known to spend inordinate amounts of time and effort on tasks made redundant by modern way of life.  Making own brand brown sauce is a logical consequence, n’est-ce pas?

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Linzers and No Bake Swirl Log

My apologies for harking back to Christmas, which I am sure we are all sick of. I know if I see another turkey recipe I’m certain to go on a killing spree. That said, what I’m going to share with … Continue reading

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Edible Gifts: Raspberry Vodka

Well, the sense of the word edible here is debatable of course. Still, at the end of the day, you may eat the raspberries so I guess it does make sense – and the pleasure is doubled.

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Edible Gifts: Beetroot Relish

To the majority of us Christmas presents a stressful conundrum. Come September I find myself forced to think that I must go forth and spend money in order to validate myself as a human being. Some of these influences I … Continue reading

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From Russia with Love and Beetroots

The sky is an odious yellowy grey hue, spitting our fluffy snowflakes the size of walnuts which fall to the ground in slow motion, covering our garden in a thin, goose down like layer of new snow that I know … Continue reading

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Spelt and Ginger Banana Bread

I must admit to being a bit of a traditionalist when it comes to baking. Baking, as we now know, is not my forte and it is only with practice that I have even come to like it, let alone … Continue reading

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Fabada Asturiana

I am fully in love with the Phaidon cookbooks – I gawk at them every time I’m in a Waterstone’s, Lily’ owns a Silver Spoon and I have recently purchased 1080 Recipes, the ultimate Spanish cuisine bible. I am not … Continue reading

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Kale, Sausage and Flageolets

Or posh bean stew, if you will. This is another one of those classing Leon recipes that I love so much I end up cooking it at least twice when kale is in season. Kale is something I grew up … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Tea Time Treats

As it happens I have benefited from my sudden and unexpected return to singledom in very few ways. Aside from trying to talk myself into hating a person I previously liked and losing my restaurant partner, I also find myself … Continue reading

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