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As a busy working mum I'm always looking for ways to save time (and money) in the kitchen but still produce healthy home-cooked meals. Here you can read about my continuing attempts to make delicious quick - & cheap - meals in no time! (and a few other recipes too...).
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Tag Archives: lemons
Lemon Curd fairy cakes with Lemon Drizzle
I still think it’s hard to beat fairy cakes if you’re looking for the perfect sized cake. I know we’ve been making all sorts of other size cakes in recent years – triple layers, cupcakes piled high with frosting, cake … Continue reading
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Lemon Cream Brandy Snap Baskets with Frosted Grapes
Well, Christmas is finally over, and I hope you had a good day? I love it when Christmas Day finally arrives. A day with the family is always fun, but there’s also the delicious realisation that there is no more … Continue reading
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Lemon and Strawberry Cheesecake
This is possibly the Easiest Cheesecake in the World. It’s quick enough to make on a weekday night (it takes about 10 – 15 minutes) – and it’s low fat enough for you not to feel guilty about eating it … Continue reading
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Lemon and Ginger Cupcakes
What should you do with a tub of Lemon and Ginger Yoghurt that you’ve bought by mistake? If that sounds a little odd perhaps I should explain that this is merely the latest in a fairly long line of mishaps … Continue reading
Lemon Tarts with Raspberry Sauce for Valentines Day
I seem incapable of making anything that doesn’t have lemons in it at the moment. First there was Lemon Shortbread – then Apple, Cinnamon and Lemon Pancakes – and then there was Warm potato salad with yoghurt lemon and chive … Continue reading
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“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” – or so the saying goes.
But when I was wondering what to do with my leftover lemons last week, lemonade didn’t seem quite right …
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Lemon Raspberry Ripple Ice-cream
What do you think of when you think of summer? Sunshine? (of course) Beaches? (naturally) Wimbledon? (yes) Sandcastles? (maybe) Ice-cream? (Definitely YES). Well, this year we have been seriously short on the more standard summery things like sun, heatwaves, sandcastles … Continue reading
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Jubilee Apple and Lemon Cupcakes
There is something out-of-this-world-delicious about a good apple cake. They used to serve Dorset Apple Cake sometimes in our work canteen, and it was a real treat if you could get down there to find that (i) they were selling … Continue reading