rhubarb

White chocolate cheesecake with rhubarb

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  There are some dishes that most people, even those who do not consider themselves particularly gifted in the kitchen, are happy to make.  Things like pasta; a stir fry; sausages and mash; or a grilled cheese sandwich.  Then there are those dishes that people feel slightly nervous about cooking – often unfairly so – […]

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Rhubarb and pear muffins

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“The more you learn, the more you realise how much you don’t know” goes the familiar saying – and how true it is.  I remember the first year I knew Nick and he was living in a tiny shared cottage in my hometown, while I was still living with my parents.  I knew from the […]

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A spiced strawberry & rhubarb upside-down cake to celebrate 9 years of blogging

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Nine years. It’s quite a log time, really.  Longer than either of the two World Wars; longer than the musical Grease ran on Broadway; longer than the life of the oldest hamster ever recorded; and considerably longer than either of Britney Spears’ marriages.   Nine years ago last Thursday, I took a deep breath, sat […]

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Rhubarb crumble – a very English pleasure

April 20, 2007

I have had a long acquaintance with rhubarb – in fact I first encountered it about 25 years ago while still at school.  But I only ate it for the first time about a year ago, and I didn’t cook with it until this month.  So what, I hear you ask, was my acquaintance with […]

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