Recipes

Lasagne (That’s not my father)

Lasagne (That's not my father) 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 cause a…

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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 This is very 1980s. 0.5 Lb Plain biscuits, crushed 4 oz Butter 2…


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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…


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Soft Scoop Pecan Nut and Maple Ice-Cream

Maple Ice Cream is something a little more unusual, but is very tasty and easy to make. Soft Scoop Pecan Nut and Maple Ice-Cream 250 ml Maple syrup 450 ml Double cream 3 medium Egg…


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Oatmeal Cookies

A Simple Oatmeal Cookies recipe. You’ll end up with a load of these! Oatmeal Cookies 220 g Butter 220 g Light brown sugar 100 g White sugar 245 g Rolled oats 145 g Raisins 190…


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Banana Bread

The Banana Bread recipe was a favourite of my mate Chris’ mum who let me have the recipe. Perhaps dating myself with this one as all the measurements are in imperial….. Banana Bread The thing…


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Flapjacks

This is a very simple Flapjacks recipe taking little time to prepare and tasting great. I’m not sure you could say they were healthy having added all the butter in. Flapjacks You can make these…


Chocolate and Orange Muffins

This ┬áChocolate and Orange Muffins recipe was featured on Rachel Allen’s TV programme yet I’ve never found it online or in a book. So it is transcribed from the programme. And it’s very good ­čÖé…


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