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Apricot Tarte Tatin


This crafty combination of flaky pasty and apricots cooked in caramel is simple but very tasty. A simple recipe, please do try it! Apricots can be replaced with any firm fruit like apples or pears, something that will stand up to a little baking. Please enjoy.

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Chocolate Mousse Bombe With Mirror Glaze


Ok so I’m falling prey to fads, but the fashion for mirror glazes has not passed me by. So her we go with my Chocolate Mousse Bombe With Mirror Glaze. I have chosen a mango glaze over a chocolate item; this will make the chocolate shine without turning it yellow. Using this same glaze over white chocolate or cheesecake would…

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Sea Salt Caramel Meringues


I have to encourage people trying to bake and my friend Mark, a fellow Baritone from our Chorus posted a picture of his first attempt at making Meringues, it didn’t go well. I invited him over to my house and we made meringues together. I have to say he is a Grade A student! I am no expert, I have…

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Raspberry Meringue Nests (Gluten Free)


I made this last Bank Holiday as it was Easter and the parents were visiting, so pudding was called for. Easter Eggs are a non-starter as my mother cannot eat chocolate… I know; can you imagine?!? So here we go with Raspberry Meringue Nests, a little cream, meringue and fresh fruit, what’s not to like?

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Hazelnut Dacquoise (Gluten Free Recipe)


On Saturday we had my Parents and my Brother and Sister in Law over for lunch, so a real family get-together. We had Lamb for the main course, but naturally I had to push the boat out for pudding and I found a Great British Bake Off recipe for Hazelnut Dacquoise. Originally the recipe came from the doyen of cookery…

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Chocolate And Ginger Tart


Erik is the Secretary of our Choir and last Sunday we had a rehearsal just down the road from our house. Marc, the Musical Director of our Choir and Erik decided that post-rehearsal they would have a meeting, so naturally my thoughts turned to what were we going to have to eat?

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