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Summertime Strawberry Pie

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Nothing signals the start of summer like British strawberry season.  Perfectly ripe and juicy berries line the store shelves, and seasonal strawberry desserts replace the heavier cakes and crumbles that have featured on dessert menus throughout the winter months. Strawberries are my absolute favourite summer berry, with raspberries following a close second. When I was… 

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Les Merveilleux aka “Cloudy Cakes”

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First it was cupcakes, then whoopie pies, followed by macarons and eclairs. Bite sized cake & pastry trends have been continuously changing over the past few years since I’ve been blogging.  And it looks like the next big thing in single serving sweet treats are artisan donuts. I see them popping up everywhere in specialty bakeries across London,… 

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Fairy Bread – It’s not just for parties, plus July Breakfast Club

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The past few weeks in the UK have been so incredibly hot it’s been borderline unbearable. We’re talking sleep in your underwear with the fans on kinda weather. We’ve been enjoying early morning and evening walks while it’s still cool enough to be comfortable outside. I love this time of year.  I’ve really begun to embrace the… 

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Cherry Almond Clafoutis

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Ahhh cherry clafoutis…..  Sigh.  Why have I not made you before?  This post is somewhat embarrassing to write.  I’ve been wanting to make a cherry clafoutis for years. Literally.  I’d seen them time and time again on foodie sites like Food Gawker and Taste Spotting, and always thought they looked so good.  I don’t know… 

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