Parkin (oatmeal gingerbread)

Gingerbread made from oatmeal, treacle, golden syrup, and dark brown sugar, spiced with ground ginger and nutmeg. I like the idea of bonfire night, and enjoy thinking of all manner of things to be eaten out of hand before this extremely pagan ritual, but I haven’t actually been out to a see any fireworks for […]

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Leftover turkey noodle soup

A much-needed bowl of something to soothe. This is the holiday leftover meal from my family, along with pie (of which more later, hopefully). And it just seems like a joke to provide a recipe, but since most leftover turkey noodle soups tend to be more pasta-style I thought I’d provide this friendly suggestion. It […]

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Apple caramels

Another caramel thing, but who’s complaining? I’ve wanted to try this recipe for years and here it is: soft golden caramels with a cosy apple flavour. It’s coming up to Bonfire Night, which is when British people set things on fire when it is cold (as opposed to summer, when we set our food on fire to make the […]

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Salted Caramel Brownies

Okay, so, make these. I know at this point salted caramel is a cliche foodie thing which has become more of a gourmet marketing label and not necessarily an indicator of delicious caramel, but this bakes up into a tray of something friendly, inviting, and genuinely very good. Recently I made these for a party. I was a bit nervous, […]

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