Category Archives: Weekend Cooking

Favourite Book(s) #21 – The Recipe Club by Andrea Israel and Nancy Garfinkel

This was one of those books that I bought because the cover appealed. It sat on my growing pile of books to be read and when a long standing friend mentioned it to me in an email, asking where would … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar 2017 – Christmas Cake

A version of this post appeared back in 2010 originally. I have repeated it here with a few tweaks! My Grandmother spotted this Christmas Cake recipe in a copy of Woman Magazine, and since then both my Mum and I  have used … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar 2017 – Holiday Foods

This post was originally posted in 2010 and is repeated here, with a few tweaks! My Grandmother always used to buy hamper coupons from the Unigate milkman, I don’t know if she received any special discount as my Grandfather had … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking ~ Burns Night

Across the globe, thousands of people with Scottish Heritage celebrate the birth of the Scottish Poet Rabbie Burns on 25 January. Traditionally there is a Burns Supper of Haggis, Neep and Tatties to celebrate the event. Rabbie Burns 1759 – 1796 The … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Nigella Christmas – Seasonal Breeze

As promised, this is the first of four posts taken from this delightful book. The first is a refreshment called Seasonal Breeze (page 11) and does not contain any alcohol. The recipe is simple. 1 part chilled cranberry juice 1 … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Nigella Christmas

I am cheating ever so slightly and writing this post in January! Just before last Christmas I caught on the television the end of Nigella Christmas the TV programme. I was inspired with one of her recipes and had to … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Cheese & Beer by Janet Fletcher

I had a real urge to eat a huge chuck of cheddar through this book. It is a rather fascinating account of which beers to drink and whilst consuming various cheeses. A huge focus on beers of the US, but … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Devil Delight’s Pancakes

As some of you may know we spent 5 weeks recently in Australia. What a wonderful time we had, with family and friends and visiting new places and revisiting some others. We had the chance to spend a few days … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Aboriginal Style

For the month of April I have been taking part in the  A-Z Challenge and this year I have used the theme of Australia. You can read the various posts via this tag line. Over the last couple of weeks other … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Civil War Era Recipes Compiled by Julia Hutchins

Last week I spotted this e-book available via Amazon. I was intrigued, so downloaded the book. Contained within the e-pages was a collection of recipes from heritage publications and some great and interesting recipes. Here is one that caught my … Continue reading

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