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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 strawberry and ginger tarts

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 Read all the existentialist philosophers Like Schopenhauer and Jean-Paul Sartre, Even Martin Heidegger agreed on one thing: Eternal happiness is rhubarb tart. A rhubarb what? A rhubarb tart Jean-Paul who? Jean Paul Sartre. Eternal happiness is rhubarb tart. Thus spake the irrepressible Monty Python crew.  And as far as I’m concerned, recommendation don’t come better […]

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Ginger pannacotta with lime syrup – and a big hug for Barbara

December 7, 2008

The other day, I made a list of things that I am thankful for - and I truly am thankful for all those things.  But there were a couple of omissions from the lists, in the interests of brevity and not boring my readers to tears One of the things left off the list was this blog, […]

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