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Sunday baking: Banana bread with spelt, oats and maple syrup

It’s a familiar problem – you’ve bought too many bananas, thinking it’s high time to up your potassium intake or whatever, and within the blink of an eye they’ve morphed from a verdant shade of not-quite-ripe to squidgy, squealchy, slimy, … Continue reading

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Something for the Weekend

Midsummer is the most evocative of times, that “school’s out *hallelujah*! ” feeling still hasn’t disappeared even as I hit my thirties (or as I like to say, entering my prime). As a kid Mama & Papa Johansen dispatched me … Continue reading

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Sunday baking to: (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66

On a grey and gloomy (not to mention unseasonably cold) Sunday I decided to make this the day of music and baking. Re-visiting Henry Mancini, Nat King Cole and Ella Fitzgerald on my iTunes/Spotify lists I plumped for Nat King … Continue reading

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A la recherche du pain perdu

With apologies to Proust… Just back from a hectic road trip to France, the last of my summer travels! Managed to squeeze in four cities, plus a fantastic ‘wine & food’ walk through the picturesque vineyards of Beaujolais before returning … Continue reading

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