Polish apple pancakes and a few resolutions

Polish Apple Pancakes

Happy New Year! I’m back. I’ve indulged in a long break. In fact, the longer I took, the harder it became to throw myself back into blogging and recipe creating. This year I’ve buried my head in the sand a bit too when it comes to ‘diet’ food or New Year’s resolutions. I make resolutions… 

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Toffee Apple Tarts, 3 years of blogging and a refresh!

Apple Tarts

At the bottom of our garden, we have an imposing Bramley apple tree, planted during the ‘Dig for Britain’ campaign during the second world war. Last year, British crops suffered and there were hardly any apples at all. This year, and following a good prune, we seem to have our apples back – big and… 

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Hidden Apple, Cinnamon and Honey Cake

Cinnamon Apple Cake-1-2

If you are lucky enough to have apples in your garden this year, this is the perfect recipe to have up your sleeve. This year has been a bad year for our Bramley apple tree, but I managed to collect a few small apples and we’ve had the tree pruned so finger’s crossed for a better crop… 

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Marco’s (Very Fruity) Christmas Turkey Curry!


How have we got to Friday already?! This week, for Family Friendly Friday, I am sharing a recipe by Marco Pierre White for Knorr for a very fruity Christmas Turkey Curry, which is perfect for the whole family, or for entertaining, or for Boxing Day as long as everyone wears a silly jumper. It took a huge leap of faith… 

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Spiced Toffee Apple Cake (Sarah Cook’s Recipe)


Thank you to everyone who left comments for myself and my sister Wanda on my first Blogoversary! Wanda was greatly encouraged and (I hope) enjoyed writing her first post and sharing her wonderful recipes from Italy. Today, I wanted to tell you about a cake I made recently, which was a big hit both with my… 

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