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Baked Mars Bar
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The totally awesome Baked Mars Bar

A Baked Mars Bar, for when you can’t get to Scotland for the original fried mars bar. Back in 2002 my sister and the local church youth group visited Scotland. It took years of fundraising, with countless bottle drives and…

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chocolate beetroot cake
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Rich and moist chocolate beetroot cake

September is always a busy time of the year. Firstly, I have to get my butt back into gear for school. Secondly, it is Great British Bake Off season in the UK. This means the collective calorie count of the…

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Super Swedish Cinnamon Buns
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Super Swedish Cinnamon Buns

Living in the UK has some distinct benefits, especially in the field of entertainment. While I might have to wait a few days/weeks to get some of the latest North American series, I do get access to British series long…

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Nanaimo Bars
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Nanaimo Bars

Recently a colleague of mine decided to return with their family to Canada, and are now living in British Columbia. To see them off, and to introduce my other colleagues to some more aspects of Canadian cuisine, I choose to…

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Beef beer and bacon buns

Braised beef, beer and bacon in a bun. This is snack food at its finest. A few weeks ago I was in Berlin on a trip for work, and absolutely loved it. One of the meals I ate while I…

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The perfect burger bun: butter buns

It’s the height of burger season, and one thing I’ve learned in my copious testing of burgers,  North Americans make better burgers. As I proved with my visit to Brasserie Blanc, European restaurants tend to under season, over pack, or…

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Grissini breadsticks

Of all the reasons I like to cook, the top has to be getting to see other people enjoy good food. Whether it is a dinner party, kitchen party or backyard BBQ, it’s always about the people and the food….

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