Sticky honey, almond and banana cake

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We have friends staying this weekend and I’m a firm believer that there should always be cake in the house when people come to stay. So I made this old favourite – it’s actually the only way me and Tom will eat bananas! I use my brownie pan to make this in, which requires double the amounts shown here (and it makes 4 muffins too). I found this recipe on a card in Waitrose – I get lots of free recipes from there! Continue reading…

Tutorial: How to make photo cards

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Photo cards are really simple to make, and you can customise them for every occasion. I do find myself looking at a view and thinking ‘that would make a lovely card’, so be warned – once you’ve started, you’ll always be looking for that perfect photo! Continue reading…

Leek, goat’s cheese and crispy bacon risotto

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This is a really delicious risotto and it only takes 30 minutes to cook (plus 10 minutes preparation), so it can easily be made on a weeknight for a treat! Tom isn’t a massive fan of cheese but he loved this – we put extra leek in instead of celery as neither of us are celery eaters. Continue reading…