Monthly Archives: June 2010

A Summer Birthday Cake: Nigel Slater’s Blueberry and Pear

I love to bake, especially for birthdays, but summer birthdays pose a particular problem. Not only do I not want to spend too much time in a hot kitchen, but I also don’t want to create something too sweet, dry … Continue reading

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G is for Granola

I love waking up on a Saturday. It’s a day fat with possibilities and the first possibility I think of is breakfast. Whereas in the week breakfast is a hurried and standing affair, at the weekend I can sit down … Continue reading

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World Cupcakes

Oh I’ve been enjoying that joke all day. I’ve never made cupcakes before but since I’m currently freelancing at a broadcaster where the World Cup is an enormous deal, I wanted to shoehorn my little joke into today’s kick-off. The … Continue reading

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Sunday Breakfast: Pan con Tomate

Pan con tomate for breakfast Continue reading

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