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 This is a very traditional recipe for potato cakes, with only a few ingredients.  Potatoes, salt, butter and flour.  Its like magic!  Simple ingredients put together in a very delicious way. These little cakes are ideal served wa...

 I decided to spoil Todd yesterday and made him a Malvern Apple Pudding. This is an old, old recipe which I got from a small booklet entitled Favourite Shakespeare Country Recipes.  It differs from most of the recipes for Malvern Pudding ou...

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 One place I haven't yet managed to visit yet since I moved over here to the UK, is the Republic of Ireland, which is what the Southern most part of Ireland is called.  A country in its own right it is not a part of the United Kingom, like...

 Sorry for the background in these photos today.  I was fighting with waning light.  We have had one of those days.  We set off for the grocery shop fairly early, only to discover that there were roadworks on one of the major roun...

 I picked up a new cookbook the other day.  Yes, I know  . . .  I couldn't resist.  It was Nigel Slater's Christmas book, The Christmas Chronicles.  I expect there will be a television series to go with it over the holid...

 I love, LOVE the traditional recipes of the UK.  They are typically very regional and often historical, having a great deal to do with the farming practices, traditions, landscape and history of the area in which they have been developed.&...