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Before I get into today’s incredibly dessert-y post of these Blood Orange Meringue Bars, I must talk about David Bowie. Putting words into the stratosphere after something as shocking as a cosmonauts passing is not something easily done. David Bowie wasn’t just a man. He wasn’t just a rock star or fashion icon or actor. […]

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It is film season in London with the London Film Festival taking place and last night there were two red carpets dolled out in Leicester Square. The two films I have been lucky to see have been vastly different and the beauty of cinema is the ability to stop life for a short time and […]

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My mother never made apple pie growing up. Those pastry case filled with pie on American movies and shows had me salivating and a few times I wished, that just once she would make something magical with apples. Something besides Sunken Apple cake which wasn’t encased in pie and never looked as amazing as those […]

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The humble bar is one of the easiest things to whip up and impress even without much baking skill. For those people who may be intimidated by the baking aisle, fear not, some of these have been called the ‘best thing’ my friends have eaten to a little gift to give away without the precarious […]

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With my three hundredth post coming up there is not one brownie recipe to be found. Yes, in the past almost three years of blogging here I have never once posted a brownie recipe, it’s not that they’ve not been made in some of the many kitchens I’ve baked in. It’s just that brownies and […]

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As the rain came down and the trains weren’t working in London this morning, a walk through the park to work was unexpected. Most people are going back to work after their holiday break and their year began in a mess, meanwhile, storms are causing havoc to lives Stateside. Yes, 2014 has come in rumbling […]

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I’ve moved a lot in my life, I’ve had many roofs not so permanent over my head, but still the process of moving belongings from one location to another is always such an effort. Everything always seems to take longer to shift things then the timeframe you have in mind. And exhaustion is something that always […]

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The creation of this slice was from a tired mind during a baking afternoon with what was meant to be three friends, instead it was just the two of us sharing the kitchen quarters while our other friend laid on the couch in exhaustion. Let’s not admit that she’s eighteen and is meant to have […]

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