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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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Jammie Dodgers

What is your favourite biscuit? Is it the humble digestive or the glorious custard cream? Do you go rich tea or hob nob? Would you go for a pack of festive party rings or welcome a box of M&S’s extremely chocolately biscuits (as really it’s an excuse to eat great hunks if chocolate that you are after…