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Double Chocolate Tart

There are naughty treats, and there are naughty treats and this Double Chocolate Tart is a *very* naughty treat. It literally has no redeeming features in terms of nutritional value – unless you count the calorific value for energy – but it is one of *the* richest and indulgent tarts you’ll ever try in your life, and the chocolatey pastry just lifts it even more. It has to be made…

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Pumpkin Pie

Halloween has become an increasingly bigger deal over here in the UK over the last decade or so, most likely because it’s such a big deal in the USA. For an obviously pagan holiday (sssh, we won’t tell them about Christmas) they absolutely love it with entire shops the size of our supermarkets dedicated to it. And, with that enthusiasm for the holiday coming over here, it only makes sense…

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Bakewell Tart

The Bakewell Tart, a variant of the Bakewell Pudding hailing from the Derbyshire town of Bakewell (sense a theme here?) is a quintessential British tart that sure does… bake well! Sorry. But it really is a delicious tart which has a beautiful frangipane filling with a layer of sharp jam and a beautiful sweet shortcrust pastry case. I encourage anyone to give this a go at least once!…

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Egg, Bacon & Sausage Breakfast Quiche

I know, I know – Quiche is not something you’d usually associate with breakfast. But why not? It’s primarily composed of eggs, which has been a breakfast staple of hundreds and probably even thousands of years, and it’s so versatile you can add whatever you like into it! My recipes adds in bacon and sausage, but you could add whatever you like if you want to try something different. Smoked…

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