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Sticky ginger cake

Sticky ginger cake

They say ginger’s good for the digestion – so here’s a cake that’s both a sweet treat and an antidote to a bit of seasonal over-indulgence! It’s darkly sticky from the treacle and if you make it in advance, it’s even better after a few days – richer and stickier if you wrap it in […]

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Best Brownies Ever

Best Brownies Ever

I’m not a fan of the cakey, heavy brownies that seem to be the standard now – this version is darkly chocolatey, pleasingly gooey and nuttier than a squirrel’s breakfast. I cut this recipe out of The Week about two years ago and I’ve been messing about with it ever since to get it just right. According […]

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Mexican Chicken Stew with zingy onions

Mexican chicken stew with zingy onions

You can’t beat a one-pot stew for a swift and simple midweek tea. This one is based on a BBC Good Food recipe which I played about with cos I didn’t have half the ingredients (who keeps chipotle paste in the store cupboard?!) It was warming, spicy, smokey and a bit sweet which is why […]

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