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Celebration Pavlova

April 9, 2016

Pavlova (2 of 4)

In the 5 years that I have been blogging, this has been my longest break yet. A whole four months has passed since my last post, but I am finally back 🙂 In December I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy called Jack, and our life has been a wonderful whirlwind ever since. Continue Reading…

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Chocolate Orange Tartlets

November 10, 2015

OrangeChocTarts (1 of 2)

So far we’ve a had a very mild autumn, but in the last few days there has been a bitter cold chill in the air. Like most people, I am not a fan of frosty mornings and dark evenings,  but I love the chance to sit by a roaring fire and indulge in hot chocolate and buttery treats. These chocolate and orange tarts are just the type of treat that can make any day seem brighter. Continue Reading…

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Fig Bakewell Tarts

September 29, 2015

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When I spied a very large box of fresh figs in the supermarket, I knew I had to have them. I had no idea what I was going to make with them, but their perfect purple forms were calling me. When I got them home I eventually decided on a simple fig jam to preserve the majority of them, and with the rest of them something sweet and nutty to show off their flavor. Continue Reading…

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Chocolate Pavlova with Cherries and Orange

July 13, 2015

ChocPavlova

Pavlova is one of those desserts that can be whipped up in minutes, yet always tastes like you slaved over it all day. I love them for that very reason, plus eggs are available year round and you can vary the topping with fresh seasonal fruits. I feel like this summer is flying by so speedy desserts like this are just what I need. Continue Reading…

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Rhubarb and Custard Tarts

April 11, 2015

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I felt like it was time for a change – a spring clean, and a new look for Stasty.  I got this beautiful blog theme from Solo Pine -I just love the clean lines, and also the fact that it’s “made with love in Seattle”. I’ve gotten rid of most of the pesky ads, to make room for bigger and brighter pictures. I’ve also sharpened up my logo, but couldn’t part with my beloved wooden spoon. It belongs to my Dad, and it’s truly a great spoon to cook with. Continue Reading…

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Chocolate Orange Souffle

November 15, 2014

Chocolate Orange Souffle

These gooey chocolate and orange soufflĂ©s are sinfully delicious. So many chocolate soufflĂ©s are made with cocoa, but these ones are made with real chocolate, cream and some boozy Cointreau. Continue Reading…