Afternoon Tea

Lemon Polenta Bites

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Lemon Polenta Bites

Makes 24
Preparation time : 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes (plus cooling time)

Ingredients

40g plain flour
55g polenta
70g caster sugar
Freshly grated rind of 1 large or […]

Lemon Polenta Cake & Lemon Mascarpone

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Lemon Polenta Cake & Lemon Mascarpone

Polenta cakes have a long tradition in Italy. This Lemon Polenta Cake & Lemon Mascarpone comes from my friend Luci […]

Tapenade

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 Tapenade

Tapenade is a versatile olive and caper spread. Originally from Provence, it takes its name from the French word for capers, but it relies more […]

Brown Sugar Shortbread Stars

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Brown Sugar Shortbread Stars

Brown Sugar Shortbread  Stars make a lovely change from shortbread made only with caster sugar.

Makes approx.  40 stars or biscuits
Preparation 20 mins […]

Cranberry Shortbread Stars

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Cranberry Shortbread Stars

Cranberry shortbread stars are perfect for Christmas gift giving. The inclusion of craisins gives them a festive look.

Makes 40-50
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes

Ingredients

250g […]

Smashed Broad Beans with Mint & Feta on Tortilla Triangles

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Smashed Broad Beans with Mint & Feta on Tortilla Triangles

Smashed Broad Beans with Mint & Feta on Tortilla Triangles makes a lovely canape any time […]

Simple Christmas Pudding

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Christmas Puddings can be daunting but this one is simple yet delicious. Great to get in the kitchen early to make, bake and store.

Irish Barmbrack or Tea Brack

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Irish Barmbrack or Tea Brack

Although Irish Barmbrack is sometimes made with yeast, this method is much easier and quicker and not less authentic. It is […]

Spiced Orange Cakes

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Spiced Orange Cakes

These Spiced Orange Cakes are finished with spiced orange blossom syrup, pistachios and rose petals after baking in mini loaf tins, topped with […]