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Category Archives: Slices and Tray Bakes

Hazelnut Bread

This is an oldie but a goodie, a great festive season standby. Today I used hazelnuts, but you can use pistachios, almonds or walnuts, or you can use a mixture … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Refashioned White Christmas

Last year we hoped to experience a white Christmas in London. The locals kept telling us everything comes to a standstill if it snows, that snow would disrupt Christmas, so … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 4 Comments

Lemon and Ginger Fingers

I got a bit frantic hunting out this recipe. It wasn’t in the book where I expected to find it. Eventually it turned up hiding in my battered blue folder … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · 4 Comments


Our blog’s primary function is for me to hand over family recipes to my daughters, for my granddaughters.  We had some hands on time in the kitchen baking last Saturday, … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · 7 Comments


Who knows why this date and walnut slice was dubbed “Chinese Chews.” I remember them well from my teenage years, the high density of fruit and nuts per square centimetre … Continue reading

July 21, 2012 · 6 Comments

Jammy Coconut Slice

Mum had a repertoire of similar recipes to this, and the ingredients she has to hand dictated which she chose to make. She made a slice with jam and a … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

BROWNIES: made with cocoa

There must be thousands of Brownie recipes, each claiming to be the best. “Best” when describing food is subjective, our likes and needs as various as there are brownie recipes! … Continue reading

June 10, 2012 · 1 Comment


These luscious no bake bars have been part of my life for as long as I can remember. While I don’t have any recollection at all of my own Mum … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · 4 Comments