sugar – caster

Lemon & Limoncello granita and a tribute to Barbara Harris

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  It’s a funny old place, the Internet.  This weekend, I was reminded of what an alien and lonely environment it seemed when I took my first tentative steps online back in 2004 when I started this blog.  My nephew, aged 9, had been watching me in fascination for a few days as I posted […]

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Banana choc-chip muffins – the Muffins of Evil

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  Looks all demure, doesn’t it, sitting there on its pretty plate with its beribboned cutlery.  Wouldn’t harm a fly, an innocent little muffin like that.  Nothing evil about it at all, right? Hah. Think fishnet stockings and lacy suspenders under a sober business suit; a tattoo under a school uniform; a fluffy kitten with […]

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Blackberry cheesecake in a glass

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Please remember to vote for me in the South African Blog Awards where I am a finalist in the Best Food and Best Overseas Blog categories!  You can vote once a day till 17 September.  Thanks! Cheesecake.  When I was a kid I always thought this term was one of the biggest lies that adults […]

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Chocolate and cherry clafoutis – with wild cherries

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Friday 27 November is the LAST DAY to nominate this blog in the 2010 South African Blog Awards!  Please click here to nominate me! To cherry-pick. To pop somebody’s cherry. To want a bite of the cherry. Life is a bowl of cherries. Cherry-red. Isn’t it funny how some fruits enter not only our diet but […]

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