Author Archives: Vicky

Roasted Salmon served with Black Garlic Pasta

What is black garlic? That was my first thoughts when I saw a TV chef use this ingredients. I thought it must be a particular type of garlic that was only different only because of its colour. However, it turns … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Men

Here is my easy gingerbread men recipe. I posted this a couple of years ago but thought I’d revisit it as these are so great for Christmas. When we first made these my boy called they Gingermen,”Have a Gingerman Mummy” … Continue reading

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Super Healthy Pancakes

Most weekends I cook these super healthy pancakes. They are protein based and contain no wheat or gluten. A protein breakfast is the best way to start the day; protein keeps you fuller for longer and can stop a mid-morning … Continue reading

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Some of the things I’ve been up to….

I thought I’d do a quick update of some of the things I’ve been up to since I last blogged: First off it was my Gramps’ wedding. I got to make the wedding cake –  I love making sugar flowers … Continue reading

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Chocolate Orange Trifle

Ingredients: 2 tins mandarin oranges in juice 2 chocolate swiss rolls (approx 250g) 100-200g chocolate dark is best* 400g pot/carton of vanilla custard 275ml crème fraiche Cocoa powder for dusting *With Easter coming up any leftover Easter egg chocolate could … Continue reading

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Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have started changing my family’s diet to eat more protein and less grain. This is loosely based on the Paleo diet; while reading around on the subject I have found this lovely recipe for cookies which I put into … Continue reading

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Abra Ca Debora Winner

The winner is revealed:

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Abra Ca Debora

Pancake day 4th March. How do you like to eat your pancakes? I have some lovely pancakes from Abra Ca Debora to give away along with everything in the hamper – yes lots of lovely fillings for your pancakes. Leave … Continue reading

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This Year’s Work in Pictures

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Chrismas Gifts – Cake Decorating Book

Sorry to not have blogged for a shamefully long time but well life has been busy! I’m baking for two local cafes now, working two and a half days as a secretary and also being a full time Mum! Since … Continue reading

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