Chocolate and almond cake with brandied cherries

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Chocolate wedding cake

A few days ago Housemate Number 3 asked me what my favourite type of cooking was. ‘Baking,’ was my immediate answer. And after baking? ‘Er, pastry.’ And after that? ‘Probably back to baking.’

My fondness for baking has meant that some of my […]

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"We endeavour to give people anything they ask for." "Including seed cake and muffins – yes, I see. To each according to his need – I see… Quite Marxian." Chapter 1, At Bertram’s Hotel

I remember the day I though my local library had run of […]

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