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My ramblings about anything to do with food!

Afternoon Tea 8 August 2017

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Afternoon Tea 23 July 2017

                   

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Afternoon Tea 11 June 2017

Here’s another delicious afternoon tea menu.  My little herb box in my humble back yard has done me proud supplying all the featured herbs in the cream cheese sandwich filling and the rosemary in the palmiers; no food miles here! … Continue reading

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Xmas Afternoon Tea – 11 December 2016

Christmas is certainly one of my favourite times of the year and putting on a festive themed afternoon tea is always great fun.  Items on the menu this year featured interpretations of some of the more traditional items one might … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea 9 October 2016

2016 was an extremely busy year and as you can tell by the date of when this afternoon tea took place, I’m very behind posting this blog. Nevertheless, I remember it well! Autumn was a significant influence in what to … Continue reading

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As You Like It – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

With 2016 being the 400 year anniversary of Will Shakespeare’s passing and with all manner of commemorations taking place around the country, we thought we’d pay our own little tribute to the Bard with a ‘cake knees up’ of our … Continue reading

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Rhubarb fruit mousse

This recipe uses rhubarb (Yorkshire rhubarb to be exact) as the base fruit flavour but you can replace this in equal quantity with any other soft fruit you prefer, e.g. raspberries, strawberries, etc, and follow the same method of preparation.  There are … Continue reading

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Going Local – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

For our theme this time we’re ‘Going Local’.  This could encompass anything from local ingredients (whether home grown or sourced from a local supplier) or a recipe reflecting traditions or cuisine local to your area. Our hosts for the evening … Continue reading

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Cooking The Books – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

The baking theme for this month was an encouragement to shake off the dust of those cookery books seldom used or to put to use what might have appeared under our Christmas trees.   There weren’t many of us for our … Continue reading

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Free Range – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

This was the grand finale to another year of cake as we’ll be taking a rest during December.  There are always too many other things going on in December what with Christmas festivities and venues busy with party goers, that … Continue reading

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