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Creamy traditional vanilla fudge

Do you like fudge? I love fudge. I love fudge on my porridge, fudge with my tea, fudge when I’m happy and when I’m sad, fudge to share and fudge to scoff all on my own. I am rarely without fudge. So unable to resist it’s charms I had decided it was best not to…

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Blackcurrant fruit pastilles

Which colour do you go for? Given a packet of sweets which is your favourite? What are mine? Mine are the black ones and it seems I’m not alone. They always seem to disappear first. Red can be too sweet, yellow too tart, but blacks, well they are just perfect. Blackcurrants, being naturally tart berries,…

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Bakewell tart

Mr Bakewell makes pretty good Bakewell tarts, exceedingly good you might say. So good in fact that I have never thought it necessary to make one. Until now that is.

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Raspberry marshmallows

I find myself writing this post on the flight back from Scotland. I would say back home to London but it very much feels like home is the place I am leaving. Every summer, like the birds, my family migrates to spend the last of the summer days amongst the mountains and the heather with…