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Chocolate Caramel Brownies

Sometimes only chocolate will do. This is chocolate worth splurging on.

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Millionaire’s Shortbread for Burns Night

Burns Night is a celebration of the poet responsible for such classic literary hits as A Red Red Rose, and Address to a Haggis. If you’re Scottish, like my husband, it’s an unmissable opportunity to drink whisky and say things … Continue reading

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Apple Crumble and Elves

It started because I bought Jon a set of espresso cups for his birthday, and wondered aloud what we could do with the saucers. Since poor co-ordination so early in the morning had been the downfall of the last cups, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Brown Butter Frosting – also, Hipsters – talents thereof.

There are many things that hipsters are really good at: wearing glasses in an ironic way, finding great deals on artisanal cheese or vintage Nike Air trainers, understanding the importance of micro brewing, restoring 80s video games, taking poetry slams … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – ice cream with white chocolate salted caramel ice magic

I am highly aware that this is the kind of problem that most people in the world trade me for in an instant, but recently it’s been so hot in NYC that our overworked air conditioner has been flooding the … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Homemade Crackerjacks and a night at the ball game

Last year my Mum and Dad were in town for 4th July celebrations and I was determined to show them some good ole American fun. To this end, tickets were purchased for a Staten Island Yankees home game, just a … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Millionaire’s Shortbread in time for Burns Night

Millionaire’s shortbread is what my Mother in law, and most of the rest of Scotland call it. Toffee cake is what my Mother in law’s Mother in law called it (as you can see above). But by either name, for … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Tarte Tatin and a brush with the New York City Fire Brigade

One thing that my London friends want to know about life in New York; is it true that people use their ovens for storage? The answer is a resounding yes. The picture at the top of this blog is my … Continue reading

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