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Pear Parkin for #SundaySupper

Posted by on Jan 18, 2015 in #SundaySupper, Cakes | 19 comments

Pear Parkin for #SundaySupper

What a delightful theme we have this week for #SundaySupper – Hometown Recipes, hosted by Coleen of The Redhead Baker. I can’t wait to learn about the culinary hometown traditions from different parts of the world! I’m so glad that I can call Yorkshire home, so I’m sharing a twist on parkin – a classic cake from this part of the world.

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Neeps & Tatties Casserole for #SundaySupper

Posted by on Jan 11, 2015 in #SundaySupper, Simple Meals | 21 comments

Neeps & Tatties Casserole for #SundaySupper

Casseroles. Heartwarming. Cockle-warming. Finger-to-toe warming. What could be more satisfying on a cold, January night? It’s a huge batch of warm, winter hugs that the the #SundaySupper bunch are cooking up this week, hosted by Alice of A Mama, Baby & Shar-pei in the Kitchen. I’m sharing a bit of Scottish heritage with a Neeps & Tatties casserole, so pull the tartan rug around your shoulders and dive in!

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Rock Cakes for #SundaySupper

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in #SundaySupper, Cakes | 12 comments

Rock Cakes for #SundaySupper

Cakes are usually an indulgence. You spend money on fancy ingredients, and coat the whole lot in plenty of sugar. But it is possible to make cake on a budget, to be frugal with the ingredients, to drastically cut down the amount of the sweet stuff, yet still have something which seems wickedly indulgent. That’s exactly what these Rock Cakes do, so I’m sharing them for this budget-friendly #SundaySupper, hosted by T.R. of Gluten Free Crumbley and David of Cooking Chat

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Veggie Kebabs with Spicy Harissa Dip for #WeekdaySupper

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Simple Meals | 2 comments

Veggie Kebabs with Spicy Harissa Dip for #WeekdaySupper

It’s Friday! A day when you want a simple, easy meal that you can munch and enjoy with little preparation and even less washing up. These Veggie Kebabs with Spicy Harissa Dip do just that – coming on the tail of a week of wonderful recipes from #WeekdaySupper participants. 

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Indian Spiced Dal and Sag Aloo for #SundaySupper

Posted by on Oct 5, 2014 in #SundaySupper, Simple Meals | 11 comments

Indian Spiced Dal and Sag Aloo for #SundaySupper

This #SundaySupper, we’re sharing everything that’s unprocessed, wholesome and good, hosted by Foodie Stuntman. You can indulge in any of the recipes this week, without a single artificial preservative in sight. I’m offering a couple of Indian side dishes, Spiced Dal and Sag Aloo. 

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