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Chocolate, blackberry and almond torte

October 22, 2008

It seems fitting that, while in the city which was first introduced to me by Ferris Beuller’s Day Off, I tried to live by the advice he gives us in the film: “Life moves pretty fast.  If you don’t stop and take look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Instead of diligently […]

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Marmalade bread & butter pudding

March 18, 2008

One of the signs that Spring is in the air in this country is the fact that the daffodils start to poke their heads through the frozen earth.  Their arrival is gradual, amost stealthy – just a few slightly more substantial spikes among the spikes of green grass that you hardly notice at first.  And […]

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