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Crowned Coronation Chicken

In cooking, fusion has gone from being all the rage, to a bad word. A real f-word, you might say. I don’t know why that is, really, and it seems an awful shame. My whole life is about fusion, from the very beginning when my English mother…

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A Walk in the West End

Stepping away from the kitchen for a day, we took the kids into London for lunch and a walk around the West End. This is where Hubby and I met, where we used to work and where, in its various cafés and alleyways (that’s a story…

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Lemon Layered Pancakes (Guest Post at Bite My Cake)

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The Secret to the Perfect Cup of Tea

Announcing the debut of my new column, A Bite of Britain, in Honest Cooking magazine! Have a cuppatea while you read…

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Rustic Lemon Curd

Based on my English grandmother’s recipe, clearly homemade and all the more delicious for it. You’ll be eating it straight out of the jar by the spoonful!

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Independents’ Day and Redcurrant Batter Pudding

No, that’s not a typo. I know that the Fourth of July is, for most Americans, celebrated as Independence Day, but why not make it Independents’ Day instead?

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Creamy Asparagus & Pea Potato Salad

A creamy, minty potato salad, using what’s left of the asparagus as well as seasonal peas and new potatoes. And no mayonnaise to spoil in the sun!

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Pimm’s No.1 Cup Cocktail

The sun is shining, it’s unseasonably warm and, in case you hadn’t heard, we have a royal wedding to celebrate. It’s officially Pimm’s O’Clock in Britain.

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