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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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Chocolate quinoa cake

I was inspired to make this cake after watching a recent episode of BBC1’s Country File. It was featured by a farmer growing quinoa in the UK and evidently succeeding. The culmination of the clip was the said farmer and … Continue reading

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Classic Victoria Sponge Cake – all in one method

This is a classic and if anyone is new to baking and wants to start at ‘the beginning’, then I would say this is it. The ’all-in-one’ method I’ve demonstrated here is very straight forward and you are sure of … Continue reading

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My buttermilk scones

I’m a relatively new comer to the world of baking scones; my hand being ‘forced’ (quite  nicely I hasten to add) as I launched my venture that is Chez Shamwari.  And very pleased I am too to have discovered the … Continue reading

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Another gluten free shortcrust pastry recipe

I have been really interested and very pleased in the knowledge that my recipe posting of gluten free shortcrust pastry has drawn a lot of interest.  Encouraged, I have been having a play with another gluten free pastry recipe with … Continue reading

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My all cocoa brownies

I would have defied anyone who would have suggested that brownies are just as rich and fudgy without using melted dark chocolate as an ingredient.  I couldn’t imagine that cocoa powder would deliver anything like the gooey, rich finish one … Continue reading

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Baked tomatoes with pearl barley, olive & caper stuffing

Tomatoes take on a rich, sweet, flavour when baked and I love the colourfulness of this dish.  I was inspired to make concoct this recipe one weekend lunch time as I had some olives and lemons  that needed using up … Continue reading

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Lemon curd cream cake

I had to think of a cake to make for a recent Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club event.  The theme was ‘All Things Bright & Beautiful’ and, as I had some spare lemons in the fridge that needed using up, I … Continue reading

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Apple & calvados cake

This recipe by Frances Atkins (of The Yorke Arms) caught my eye in a recent article in The Yorkshire Post and I decided to try it.  Her notes were that this was a versatile cake to be used as either … Continue reading

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It’s official: Saltaire loves cake!

The phenomenon that is tea and cake sweeping these pleasant isles came to Saltaire this afternoon. The occasion?  A book promotion for the Clandestine Cake Club recipe book. I have been the organiser of the Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club group … Continue reading

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