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These are a local delicacy from Bordeaux. It's pronounced can-elle-eh It's a great recipe if you have lots of egg yolks left over and you want to make something that will last longer than a custard or a mayonnaise. If you fancy a day in the kitchen, then separa...

January 14, 2017

So this is really a 'no recipe' recipe.Palmiers are a buttery French biscuit made from puff pastry and lots of sugar.

January 12, 2017

So I'm back in the kitchen after the cooking marathon of Christmas and New Year. I've had a KitchenAid on my 'to buy' list for ages, and lucky me, my sister bought me one for Christmas! I've not been this excited at Christmas since I was a child! It...

December 20, 2016

These biscuits are a great recipe, nice and short, easy and store really well, you could even freeze them once baked. Makes about 20 stars

December 19, 2016

Many many moons ago (about 15 years ago), during a trip to Waitrose I picked up a Delia Smith recipe card for christmas cake.

December 1, 2016

You might think, why do I need to make them when I can buy them. That's what my sister regularly says!

Well this recipe actually tastes better than shop bought and I mean so much better!  

So if you want a lovely relaxing evening in the kitchen, this recipe isn't co...

October 14, 2016

These are the perfect weekend breakfast treat! And I wanted to test them out before I make them with my nephew next week, turnovers are his favourite.

The pears looked so juicy at the market, I swapped apples for pears. I think pears work really well, they keep their sh...

August 21, 2016

Cats tongues are those fab little biscuits you get in your ice cream on holiday by the sea. Langue de chat, in French or Lingue di Gatto, in Italian, are so super easy to make!

You'll need:

110g softened butter

85g icing sugar

120g flour

3 egg whites

1 teaspoon vanilla extra...

August 16, 2016

Day 28 of 30, 2 days left of my 30 day cookery challenge.

A few years back I entered the Masterchef competition, I thought I had never done so much cooking, until NOW!!!

I think this weekend derserves a restaurant treat!!

So you will have all of these things handy:

4 over...

August 11, 2016

Recipe 23 of 30.

Not an authentic croissant but one which uses shop bought puff pastry and homemade almond paste.

A great quick recipe for a brunch or late arriving guests for the following breakfast.

So get your skates on, this is super quick!

You will need:

1 roll of puff...

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