Focaccia

Focaccia

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If bread making scares you like it scares me, but the lure of authenticity (and a far more inexpensive option than store-bought loafs) is irresistible, then focaccia may be the place to begin.  There is absolutely no reason why anyone can’t make this.  And there is just nothing like having fresh bread around. Ingredients: 450 […]

Peach Tart

Christmas Peach Tart

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“Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat Please put a penny in the old man’s hat If you haven’t got a penny, a ha’penny will do If you haven’t got a ha’penny, then God bless you!” There are many desserts attached to the Christmas season and every family has their favourites. Mine should be […]

Oatcakes

Oatcakes

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Let me give you a definition for oats: “A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people.”-Samuel Johnson-18th-century poet.  Once a horse food nowadays oats are part of every healthy diet around the world. So let me give you a recipe of how to make them with no […]

Onion Bread

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Our Bulgarian adventure continues,this time with a recipe that has turned my thinking upside down.We eat with our eyes,every time looking for the “Wow factor”.Eating is not just a biological process-eating is an experience-celebration of life.And here it comes-a recipe I saw in a small Bulgarian village-a recipe that  proves that you don’t have to […]

Tart Crusts Made Easy

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Today I wanted to publish a recipe for a delisious strawberry tart, but then I realised that making tart dough can be a frustrating experience without a good recipe and a few pointers!Hands get tired mixing ingredients and – oh my God – who wants to deal with sticky dough? Personally, I have always thought […]