Black Bottomed Oatmeal Pie

Often referred to as poor mans pecan pie this black bottomed oatmeal pie is a bit easier on the pockets that it’s nutty sibling.  A layer of chocolate ganache topped with a syrupy oatmeal filling…

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The Afternoon Tea Files: Jesmond Dene House

Afternoon Tea is one of the greatest pleasures in life. There isn’t anything better than settling yourself down in a beautiful location only to know you’re going to be spending a good few hours chatting,…

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Grapefruit Olive Oil Cake

Moist, zingy and bright. This grapefruit olive oil cake is a delicious slice of sunshine on a plate.  Dip any left over candied grapefruit slices in chocolate for a delicious snack. Can you believe it’s…

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Blue Cheese and Chilli Stuffed Chicken Thighs

These blue cheese and chilli stuffed chicken thighs are the ultimate weekend lunch dish. This one pan recipe is super simple to throw together without scrimping on taste.  Serve with some roasted new potatoes for…

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Persian Love Cake

Persian Love Cake is a beautifully scented, rich and delicious cake. Filled with the exotic  flavours of cardamon, saffron and rose water this cake is truly a slice of luxury.  Loaded with ground almonds and…

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