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An Italian Bread and Butter Pudding

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I was so delighted to win a Carluccio Caffe Pandoro just before Christmas, to be picked up in January. Sadly the branch we had elected to collect from had run out of Pandoro, but we were awarded a fabulous Panettone instead.

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Stan Laurel’s New York Style Cheesecake

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So we’ve had the full fat cheesecake. Luscious and creamy and wonderful… and fattening. The Oliver Hardy of the cheesecake world.

Not at all the kind of thing that long thin Stan Laurel would have enjoyed. Oh no. But I bet he would have still relished a bit of skinny cheesecake now and then. [… More …]

Oliver Hardy’s New York Style baked cheesecake

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I adore cheesecake. Proper cheesecake that is, the baked one, with a light brown crust that breaks to a silky creamy interior. As famously made at Lindy’s in New York, and I am sure eaten by Oliver Hardy at some time or another. Well, he was certainly full fat enough.

So for a change [… More …]

Old fashioned bread pudding. Deep joy.

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Bread PuddingThere are great foods in all our repertoires that have taste memories in them. That take you right back to childhood. Sometimes bad, mostly good (I think [… More …]

Slimming World – Key Lime Tartlets

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It’s my Slimming World meeting tonight, and we are having a tasting session. I wanted to make something a) tasty and sweet, but not too sweet b) suitable for people with food requirements, i.e. no aspartame, at least one of the two with no wheat.

I came up two sweet treats: Key Lime Tartlets [… More …]