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08 May Posted by in Cooking Attempt | 1 comment

Millionaire’s Shortbread – The first attempt

Millionaire’s Shortbread – The first attempt

Millionaires Shortbread - Not mine unfortunately After being invited to a cake party, I decided I would make Millionaire Shortbread for the occasion. Let me start by saying I don't bake very often. I like to cook, but generally I can't be fussed with baking. It's too specific, and too many things can go wrong. This was a recipe I had been meaning to try for a while, and this seemed like a perfect time to try it out. Living in Scotland, I've had Millionaire Shortbread a few times. It's a layer of shortbread on the bottom, then a thick later of caramel, and on top is a thin layer of hard chocolate. It really is wonderful. Read more....

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Nut loaf with tomato gravy

Nut loaf with tomato gravy

I like the idea of having a vegetarian main dish, that can be served with sides such as potatoes, that isn’t normally a meat based recipe. For that reason I’m trying to compose the perfect nut roast recipe – not to taste like meatloaf – but to stand alone as a tasty dish. This recipe […]

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Braided Bread

Braided Bread

A simple way to take bread-machine bread to the next level. I’m not much of a baker, it’s too specific and fussy for me. Instead, I used the dough mode of the bread maker, and took a basic bread-machine recipe, braided the bread, and baked in the oven. Turns out looking quite fancy, and only […]

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