Author Archives: cookycaroline

hibernation over….

Happy New Year!   Here we are at the spring equinox already … where does the time go?  If only I had been hibernating.  I might have avoided the cough, then the cold and loss of taste that accompanied them both. … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas tree

Spotted online recently was how to make a Christmas tree with Nutella and puff pastry.  It looked amazing, so I thought I would try making one for the staff at The Beatson where I volunteer.  I wasn’t sure about nut … Continue reading

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two greedy Italians

… and that doesn’t mean us!  This delicious chicken dish is from the book of the same name by Gennaro Contaldo and the late Antonio Carluccio.  It is such a find although I’m afraid I don’t use fresh artichokes nor … Continue reading

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stir-up Sunday

Well, I’m gob-smacked! I’m ahead of the game!  I’ve just checked when stir-up Sunday is this year and lo and behold, it’s next weekend!  But actually today is Saturday not Sunday – oops!  While I was checking when stir-up Sunday … Continue reading

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lamb koftas

I feel like the whole of January and some of February I was full of the miseries of not just one, but two colds! So I’m not going to say happy new year at this point because here we are … Continue reading

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spice up your sausage rolls

I know it’s been a while, so let’s hope you’ve missed me and I’ll move swiftly on! I recently lent the Bourke Street Bakery bread book to a friend and after she returned it I sat down and began flicking through … Continue reading

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the joy of socks

Firstly I should tell you this is one of those non-food posts which pop up every now and then on my blog.  I follow (and love) the blog En Brogue written by fashion editor Hannah Rochell.  If you haven’t gathered by … Continue reading

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