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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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Christmas Cake


The countdown to Christmas has started. So if you get going soon you can cook (and importantly feed) your Christmas cake so that you will have something special for the big day!

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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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Chocolate Ruffle Cake Decoration


Last weekend Erik and I were On Stage with our friends and colleagues of the Brighton’s Gay Mens Chorus and it was also our MD’s birthday. Vaughn, the Choir Chairman asked me to make a cake to be presented to him on stage, I know Marc likes a bit of chocolate so I decided to make a long cake and…

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