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There’s something smugly pleasing about turning an inedible lump of food waste that was destined for the bin into a slab of tasty sponge cake. Albeit, only smugly pleasing if I ignore the fact that I allowed some food to go rotten in my fridge in the first place. I gloss [...]Continue Reading →
Sound the alarms! The official Most Romantic Day of the Year is nearly upon us and if you have a partner then it’s not yet too late to get them a moderately humourous card and flowers / chocolates / cufflinks or whatever [...]Continue Reading →
Once Good Friday has been toasted and buttered, there’s the problem of Easter itself. You have two traditional cake choices: the chocolate Easter nest or the Simnel cakeContinue Reading →
On March 30, 2012 By ginandcrumpets
I’m getting in early with some Easter baking over at Aol this week, and I’ve come up with something for that oft forgotten minority: people who don’t like dried fruit. How they suffer during traditional British festivals, like Christmas and Easter, when sacks [...]Continue Reading →
Are you surrounded by tin foil wrapping, torn cardboard boxes and little plastic bags that used to contain Buttons but are now empty apart from one cocoa-coloured smear? Still thinking to yourself that all that chocolate was nice, but what you really want is a little bit more? Then you [...]Continue Reading →
This week Sister Number 1 attains the gloss and poise that’s only available to people in their 30s. An aura of sophistication and success will soon surround her and she’s on the cusp of becoming very interested in DIY and going to bed at 10.30pm on a Friday night. It’s [...]Continue Reading →
On a recent weekend to Glasgow, there was a lot of talk about Mars Bar crispy cakes. They’re a speciality of my hostess’s neighbour and everyone reminisced about the Mars Bar crispy cakes they’d eaten and told funny stories about the Mars Bar crispy cakes that’d [...]Continue Reading →
Easter nests can’t be the first thing I ever learnt to make; school terms dictate that should have been mincemeat pinwheels for Christmas. But they are the first thing I remember learning to make in the child height kitchen at my primary school. Children in aprons that [...]Continue Reading →
My name is Jassy Davis and I'm a freelance food writer, recipe developer and food stylist. I write for magazines, websites and I'm the co-author of The Contented Calf Cookbook.
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