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Daim Cake

Daim chocolate and cheese may not strike you as the most kosher of pairings but chocolate cheesecake exists right? Incidentally chocolate cheesecake is considered an abomination in the Johansen household, I mean why mess with sour cream and vanilla, why?! … Continue reading

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Cake & Cocktails

photo courtesy of Simon Majumdar It must be hard being a man Seriously, I’m increasingly convinced that girls really do have more fun. If you believe the rants of grumpy newspaper commentators, you probably think men (and boys) are so … Continue reading

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Cake & Cocktails

photo courtesy of Simon Majumdar It must be hard being a man Seriously, I’m increasingly convinced that girls really do have more fun. If you believe the rants of grumpy newspaper commentators, you probably think men (and boys) are so … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppyseed Cake…with a dollop of Quark and "rips" (norwegian for redcurrants)

Sundays are meant to be relaxing. A time to recalibrate, catch up with family or friends, walk the dog, go to the cinema, an exhibition, or even shopping (my least-favourite activity in the world – seriously). These are things perfectly … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppyseed Cake…with a dollop of Quark and “rips” (norwegian for redcurrants)

Sundays are meant to be relaxing. A time to recalibrate, catch up with family or friends, walk the dog, go to the cinema, an exhibition, or even shopping (my least-favourite activity in the world – seriously). These are things perfectly … Continue reading

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Recession-busting Raspberry & Almond Muffins

High summer has just passed its peak, and we’re being buffeted by autumnal gusts of wind, the occasional drizzle – or indeed downpour as I write – of rain. Not to mention gloomy economic news. The evenings are cooler, but … Continue reading

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Recession-busting Raspberry & Almond Muffins

High summer has just passed its peak, and we’re being buffeted by autumnal gusts of wind, the occasional drizzle – or indeed downpour as I write – of rain. Not to mention gloomy economic news. The evenings are cooler, but … Continue reading

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In praise of passionfruit…

Admittedly not a classic Scandinavian ingredient but passionfruit always reminds me of this heavenly tropical soda my Dad brought back from Sweden when I was younger. Amazing stuff, the Swedes do know something about making soda, although it’s probably contraband (Norwegians don’t … Continue reading

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