Monthly Archives: December 2011

Banana, Apple, Almond and Polenta cake

So this is the cake I made to stop the kids from eating the Christmas cake before it even cooled enough to come out of the tin.    They wanted banana bread and I wanted to make an almond and … Continue reading

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Very Easy Christmas Cake

Stir up Sunday came and went at the end of November, I thought about making a Christmas cake, but I couldn’t really face it.    In the past when I’ve made a proper dried fruit Christmas cake my daughter has … Continue reading

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The trouble with brussel sprouts

I’m a big fan of the brussel sprout, but in the last few weeks my love of them has been sorely tested.    When I planted them back in the spring they grew magnificently and healthily.   I staked them … Continue reading

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