Food


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(Great) Obese Britain

I make a general effort to avoid the news. Since my illness last year I tend to find that there are so many potential triggers that affect me, it’s safer to avoid it. And to…



Melting Moments

Melting Moments (Biscuits)

An old-school recipe for some simple crumbly biscuits. Melting Moments (Biscuits) Print Recipe A simple biscuit which depending on how deep you make them can retain a bit of softness in the middle CourseSweeties Servings…


Lasagne (That’s not my father)

Lasagne (That’s not my father) Print Recipe This is a very quick way of making a ‘lasagne’. I say it with inverted commas because it bears little resemblance to an Italian Lasagne and would probably…


What Use-by date?

I have a habit of never throwing anything out unless it’s ceased to work or worse. Whilst cooking my ‘That’s not my father Lasagne’ (recipe to be added shortly) I discovered some sweet chilli sauce…


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Lemon Drizzle Cake

Something very traditional about this cake and it’s easy to make too. As usual, I have this recipe written on the back of an envelope, so I’ve no idea of its origins. Lemon Drizzle Cake…


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Death by Chocolate

I remember getting this recipe off the radio when I was about 13 years old. They were trying to make it live on air and I think everything ended up covered in chocolate. I know…


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Refrigeration Cake

The Refrigeration Cake is a childhood favourite. Easy to make and set aside in advance of a 1980s dinner party. Refrigeration Cake Print Recipe This is very 1980s. CourseSweeties Servings 12 slices Servings 12 slices…


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Chocolate Semifreddo ice-cream

This is another of Chris’ mums recipes, a Chocolate Semifreddo ice-cream. The only thing I know about Freddo is it’s a chocolate frog. And it’s not used in this recipe. I’ve no idea why it…