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Ciabatta

Ciabatta is a classic Italian white loaf which has a thin crust and is a light-textured, airy loaf and is wonderfully versatile. It’s brilliant to use for sandwiches, to have with soups, use as a base for garlic bread, as an accompaniment to a main meal, or simply wonderful dipped in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. It’s one of my favourite breads to make, and not as complicated as you…

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Hummingbird Cake

The Hummingbird Cake has had a bit of a surge of popularity recently, but it’s actually a cake that has been around since the 1960’s – if not earlier – where it originated from Jamaica before being exported to the United States and gaining popularity in their southern states. The Hummingbird Cake shares a fair few characteristics with carrot cake – it’s oil-based, it’s beautifully spiced and it has a…

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Philly Cheesesteak

The Philly Cheesesteak has been on my foodie bucket list for quite some time, and I’ve always wanted to get out to Philadelphia to have the authentic Cheesesteak experience. Unfortunately, at the time of writing, with the world currently in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and some other personal circumstances it doesn’t look like I’ll get there any time soon. So, rather than go out to experience the Philly…

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Vegan White Chocolate & Blueberry Cheesecake

I love cheesecake – it’s one of my favourite desserts and at the time of writing there are already four cheesecake recipes on the site. But none of them are vegan-friendly! So I wanted to rectify that with these lovely, individual Vegan White Chocolate & Blueberry Cheesecakes. Using silken tofu, soy cream, and vegan white chocolate you still get a super creamy cheesecake that is super simple and quick to…

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Nandos-Style Peri-Peri Chicken

Peri-Peri Chicken has become an extremely popular dish in the UK in the last decade or so, which has been thanks in no small part due to the popularity of the restaurant chain Nandos. I don’t know what it is about Nandos specifically, but their restaurants are always busy and I’ve seen queues come out of the doors before. That’s not bad for somewhere where you have to go up…

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