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The Wednesday Tipple – Autumn Afternoon Tea, Blackberry Scones with Blackberry Jam (and nice cup of tea)

Immersed in Englishness, cup of tea in hand, I pillaged the brambles along the doctors’ fence at the back of my grandparents’ house, and I am now standing by the stove skimming scum from a batch of warm blackberry apple … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Strawberries and Cream cocktails, and Strawberry scones

Two happy co-incidences align to strawberry-tint my world this week. One, the discovery of freeze dried strawberries at Trader Joes, brought to my attention by my friend Grace. “They’re Yuppie crack. You just can’t stop eating them!” The other, of … Continue reading

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The Monday treat – Lemon scones in anticipation of the Royal Wedding

Mere days away from the Royal Wedding, I can’t understand why people aren’t making more of a circus about it in the media. Nevertheless, I’m looking forward to it with great anticipation, especially since I’m back in London, which is … Continue reading

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10 things to do once you’ve bought a heart-shaped cutter

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Scones, jam and cream

Grandma tells me that she uses an egg and milk because the egg gives the scones a cake-y texture. If you prefer a less cake-y texture she gives you permission to use an extra tbsp full of milk instead. She … Continue reading

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Scones, Jam and Cream

When it comes to matters pastry-related, who better to turn to for advice than a grandma, and I have, in my opinion, the very best grandma to give it. She’s been making scones for church coffee mornings, for jumble sales … Continue reading

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