Apricot Tart with Almond Frangipane

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Apricot Tart with Almond Frangipane

Apricot Tart with Almond Frangipane This apricot tart made with fruit almonds, sugar and pastry is from my armoury of “go to” easy puddings.  I’ve yet to meet someone who doesn’t love it, and even better can be whipped up in 15 minutes mainly from stuff you already have in your cupboards.    The sharpness of the apricots combines brilliantly with the crunchy … Read More

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Easy Peasy Cheese Twists

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Easy Peasy Cheese Twists

Easy Peasy Cheese Twists Jamie my oldest, has started doing cookery club at school.  Its fantastic – rather than me taking snacks to pick him up, he comes home with delicious treats for us.  I’ve never looked forward to pick up time more! Last week he came home with some fantastic cheese twists.  They were gobbled up by all of … Read More

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Chalkboard Photo Booth Sign

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Chalkboard Photo Booth Sign

Chalkboard Photo Booth Sign If you are planning a photo booth, them you will need a sign to publicise it to your party guests. I made this chalkboard photo booth sign for ours.If you’ve been visiting this blog recently, you will know I am on a mission to decorate my sons Year 6 graduation party.  As part of the party, I’m planning a DIY … Read More

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Grapefruit Posset

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Grapefruit Posset

Grapefruit Posset One of my “go to” puddings when I only have 5 minutes to spare or a large crowd to feed is lemon posset.  But its become very samey, so I wanted to try a variation.  I don’t fancy orange posset, as I think it would be quite sickly (let me know if you’ve tried it), and lime possibly a … Read More

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Courgette Mint And Feta Fritters

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Courgette Mint and feta fritters

 Courgette Mint And Feta Fritters A friend dropped in for lunch unexpectedly a few weeks ago.  We didn’t want to go out for lunch, so thought we would make do with whatever was lurking in my fridge.  I always have courgettes and a block of feta somewhere in the depths of the fridge, and a pot of mint on my counter, so … Read More

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