Gold Medal Sticky Toffee Pudding

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Sticky toffee pudding.  Those three little words are enough to make me go weak in the knees.  This British dessert is one of my all-time favorites, and with the Olympics being the main attraction at our house right now, and the added excitement of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this year, I was very excited when […]

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Spotted Dick Steamed Pudding With White Chocolate Butter Sauce

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Spotted Dick Adapted from the Daring Kitchen Recipe archives Makes 6 servings 4 ounces all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 4 ounces breadcrumbs 3 ounces Caster sugar/ultrafine sugar 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened 3 ounces dried currants zest of 1 lemon 1 large egg, lightly beaten 8 tablespoons cold […]

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Jim’s Cornish Pasties

One of the joys of food blogging is the contact that I sometimes get to have with some of you!  I recently had a wonderful email exchange with a reader named Jim.  Jim is from Cornwall, England, the birthplace of Cornish pasties–a meat pie traditionally filled with cubed beef, potatoes, turnips (or rutabaga), and onions.  […]

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Cousin Jack Pasties

I’ve been meaning to make a certain recipe out of the little cookbook of all her recipes that Nate’s Grandma Ellie gave me when we got married and just have never gotten around to it–a recipe called Cousin Jack Pasties. I fell in love with Cornish Pasties,a savory pastry filled with meat and vegetables, when […]

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