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recipe for honey cakes

There's something about honey cakes that makes me feel medieval. In a good way. Honey was the sweetener of choice in the early Middle Ages (my period) and I always imagine people sitting outside little one room houses in small villages surrounded by enormous forests, nibbling honey cakes. Which of […]

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school holiday picnicing

One of the things I love most about the school holidays is that not rushing out of the house, hanging out, lets have a picnic kinda feeling.    It doesn't even need to be out of town. An urban park will do me fine. Look at these fantastic old trees! […]

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making yoghurt

I've been thinking about this for a while, as a committed from-scratcher, so to speak. Or would that be from-scratchie? Anyway, you've given me advice on making yoghurt in the past, thank you, but I've been balking at the idea of leaving it to incubate on the bench. I'm the […]

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