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Frozen grapes

this recipe comes via Juliette Daigre. – buy grapes. – wash grapes. – put grapes in freezer. – leave grapes in the freezer for a while. – eat grapes. That’s it. They are AWESOME.

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Courgette Cake

By Alyson Macdonald Despite being fairly mainstream in North America, in this country, courgette cake is like an obscure indie band that nobody else has heard of yet – but that just makes it even more awesome. I made up … Continue reading

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Have Your Cake and Eat It: A feminist perspective on baking

By Alyson Macdonald Feminism and cake are two of my favourite subjects, but they’re not exactly an obvious combination. Baking conjurers up an image of a cosy 1950s housewife, or perhaps the more contemporary figure of Nigella Lawson, who gives … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Meringue pud

It’s rhubarb season. This recipe is from the excellent Sally Dyson, who has lots of it in her garden I hear. Basic recipe Per person 2 x small meringue (shop bought will do) 2 big spoons (or to taste of … Continue reading

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Chocolate tortillas (lazy person’s pancakes)

This scrumptious recipe is from the excellent Kate Harris. You should also read her blog, which is normally about those areas of politics which don’t revolve around recipes. Serves one relatively greedy person Ingredients:  Tortillas, Nutella Optional: toasted chopped hazelnuts, whipped … Continue reading

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Brownies!

This is a guest post by Adam Eagleson, who blogs as part of eusafishes. Brownie recipes are subject to a lot of hyperbole – I have yet to see one that doesn’t proclaim itself the “best ever” or “greatest”. This … Continue reading

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