Monthly Archives: July 2011

White Chocolate Cheesecake of Love

I am still in denial about my relationship with cake. I will still claim that I do not rate sweet stuff, even though this blog serves as living proof that I most probably do. You see, I love baking. I … Continue reading

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24 Going on 74…

… I must be, that is the only way to explain why I decided to take part in the Women’s Institute cookery competition at Sheffield Food Festival. Yes, I might be a punk and yes, I know my way around … Continue reading

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Sheffield Food Festival

Food festivals have a ring of pretension to them. Along with things such as seasonal, locally sourced food and farmers markets they now epitomise the culinary cool. There is nothing wrong with any of these as a concept, mind! What … Continue reading

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A Week of Tomatoes – Roast Tomato, Chilli & Cumin Soup

So here we are, finally at the end of my epic trilogy. Having made tomato ketchup and sun dried tomatoes I really craved tomato soup as something full of tomatoey goodness that can be eaten immediately. Having been quite intimately … Continue reading

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A Week of Tomatoes – ‘Sun Dried’ Tomatoes

If you have read my previous post about ketchup, you know that I recently made a somewhat extravagant purchase of a 5kg crate of tomatoes. I have seen an immense return on my investment – it has brought me nothing … Continue reading

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A Week of Tomatoes – Home Made Ketchup

Don’t worry, I do realise that the idea of making ketchup from scratch will seem like unnecessary hassle to the vast majority of the world’s population. Why bother when you can buy Heinz and it comes in a neat squeezy … Continue reading

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Elderflower Cordial

‘Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries!’ If you get this you’re a dork. And now for another food tale. This year I almost blew it. I meant to make my cordial before my trip to … Continue reading

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