Brioche Tart with Pear and Blackberry

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Pear Blackberry and Brioche tart

Brioche Tart with Pear and Blackberry This easy but delicious brioche tart with pear and blackberry is adapted from Mary Berrys apricot brioche tart, in her cook now eat later book.  Its perfect for entertaining, as it can all be prepared in advance and finished off just before you are ready to serve.I’ve adjusted Mary’s recipe – substituting the apricots for … Read More

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Sweet Potato and Parma Ham Nibbles

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Sweet Potato and Parma Ham Nibbles I am always on the look out for tasty, easy but unusual canapés.  These sweet potato and parma ham nibbles definitely hit the mark. They can be made with either roasted butternut squash as the title page, or sweet potato as Ive done here. The parma ham gives a  satisfying salty and crispy outside, … Read More

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Personalised Gift Wrap: Hand Printed with Name

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Personalised Gift Wrap: Hand Printed with Name We have been wanting to make personalised gift wrap for a while.   One of Abbis best friends – Lulu has a birthday on the 1st January.  Hurrah.  The perfect opportunity to break out the stamps! We always feel a little sorry for Lulu, as her birthday is overshadowed by Christmas…..(and hangovers on the … Read More

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Ultimate Scones. The Best Scone Recipe In The World

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Ultimate Scones. The Best Scone Recipe In The World The humble scone.  So easy to make, and so versatile.  But such a source of division.  Lets just clear up how these are pronounced.  In Scotland and the North of England these can only be Scones (rhyming with swan, prawn, gone etc).  In the south of England Scones are pronounced to … Read More

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DIY Fish Wall Art From Recycled Travel Maps

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DIY Fish Wall Art From Recycled Travel Maps Looking for a fun easy craft to do with the kids, and something we could decorate their bathroom with, I was inspired by an Usborne Art book, where they used chinese newspaper to make a fishy collage.   We appropriated the idea, and modified it with travel maps, to make this DIY fish … Read More

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