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Home-made Butter

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Home-made butter is one of life’s little luxuries. Good butter can make anything taste better. So far, I haven’t been that impressed with American butter. It’s kind of anemic and greasy and not salty at all. We have great shellfish here, but it’s so disappointing when you get some delicious crab and it comes served with a dish of mediocre melted butter. It’s such a simple ingredient, but it can really make or break a dish. More …

Lemon Posset

Sometimes, there really is not enough hours in the day. I often find it hard to make time to make dessert. Right now, I have only two more sleeps until I go to Seattle. I still seem to have quiet a lot of things to do, and am short on both time and cooking equipment! I’m really looking forward to having all my kitcheny bits back. This lemon posset was a dream to make, requiring only four ingredients and no special tools. More …

Jellies

As the evenings are getting that bit darker and pumpkins have started appearing in the supermarket, it got me thinking about Halloween and trick-or-treating. I love jellies and sweets, but sometimes you have to wonder what actually goes into these colourful jems- emulsifiers, weird E numbers, and lots of other unpronouncables. So, I decided to make some of my own home-made jellies. At least that way I would know exactly what I am eating. More …

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