Category Archives: Short and Sweet

Birthday treats: Dan Lepard’s pear turnovers

A little off-piste post today. It’s my birthday and, well, it’s all about the treats. First, a little light baking: Dan Lepard‘s delicious and never-before-tried sugar-crusted pear turnovers. Easy-peasy and just yum with a homemade latte. No, I didn’t spend … Continue reading

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Christmas pressies for foodies

It is the last day of November and, although I have already been listening to carols (choir oblige…) and thinking about cakes and mince pies, I have yet to buy one present. But, since all the food books of 2011 … Continue reading

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Short and Sweet’s goat’s cheese and celeriac tart

Do you ever have nights when the cooking goes horribly wrong? So wrong that you find yourself a) with no appetite left and just having a drink instead, b) trying to rescue the overdone, the tasteless or the unrecognisable or, … Continue reading

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Dan Lepard’s pumpkin and cider farls

When you work on something that’s nearly 600 pages long, you are often very enthusiastic about the initial chapters (Bread and Cakes; hurrah), but completely fed up by the time you get to the final ones (Desserts and Supper; boo). … Continue reading

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