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An embarrassment of courgettes? Bake cake!

A few years ago, after admiring a tasty, moist cake made by a friend, I became the proud owner of a courgette cake recipe. I promptly filed it and never thought about it again. This summer, at the end of … Continue reading

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When life gives you lemons, make elderflower champagne

As the hedgerows start to light up with plate-sized heads of elderflower (Sambucus nigra) waving like a circus act in the gusting winds, it is time to collect or buy bottles ready to make Elderflower Fizz. Elderflower Fizz is a … Continue reading

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