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I am passionate about food. And cooking. And baking. And running. Come and find a new recipe, a funny story, some strong opinions and whatever else I feel like throwing in the mix today.

Archive for April, 2010

April 30th, 2010 by Clarabella

A not so secret love affair

Its official. I am in love with Nigella’s White chocolate and Cranberry Biscuits. I have made 3 batches of them in the past 2 weeks and now I realise that I have a problem. They are just delicious. White chocolate sweetness with cranberry tang and nutty oaty crunch, they are truly heaven in a biscuit, […]

April 27th, 2010 by Clarabella

Steamy Stuff

The April 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Esther of The Lilac Kitchen. She challenged everyone to make a traditional British pudding using, if possible, a very traditional British ingredient: suet. Personally, I’m not a huge fan of suet. Its not just what it is & what its made of, its just that its animal […]

April 16th, 2010 by Clarabella

A very New Taste

The 2010 April Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Wolf of Wolf’s Den. She chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make Brunswick Stew. Wolf chose recipes for her challenge from The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook by Matt Lee and Ted Lee, and from the Callaway, Virginia Ruritan Club. Although the principle of most stews are generally […]

April 16th, 2010 by Clarabella

So very decadent

It was my birthday this week and what better way is there to celebrate this occasion then by making a devilishly decadent cake. A Cappuccion Fudge Cheesecake to be precise. I originally saw this recipe on one of my favourite Blogs Smitten Kitchen a few months ago, and I have been waiting for an excuse […]