Two chocolate birthday cakes. P always likes Smarties on his. L had something fancier when she was eighteen, as in this book written by Cressida Bell and previewed in this article. We still used the same chocolate cake recipe though.
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The primroses are out in profusion now. They are colonising the rhubarb patch and making elegant garlands around the paving stones on the patio. This is a pretty spring salad with its fresh colours matching the plants appearing in the garden. It’s great with cold ham, chicken or turkey and also make a good vegetarian lunch with perhaps a little more cheese added. INGREDIENTS Bulb fennel, trimmed and thinly sliced A pear, cored and sliced Tbsp lemon juice and zest of half of lemon 4 tbsp light olive oil Seeds from half a pomegranate Feta cheese, crumbled (quantity depending on whether a vegetarian meal or…
Spring is here and the daffodils are out in force. This red rice and quinoa salad is an ideal one to make in that imbetween season when there are not many salad leaves about. It’s easy to buy a packet of rocket leaves and to use some of the oranges which are still in season. The recipe is here.