Monthly archives of “April 2014

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Plum and Cinnamon Cake

I wasn’t convinced by this cake, at first. It looked beautiful but my first slice was disappointing: too soft and too subtle to make any kind of impact. To be fair, I probably had unreasonably high expectations going in. It’s a Nigel Slater recipe, first and foremost,… Read More

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What to do with Quinoa

Quinoa has well and truly caught on, hasn’t it? It’s in every supermarket, on the menu at every cafe; it’s even in chocolate. I started cooking quinoa several years ago when it was still a food for fringe-dwellers, but apart from trying two or three recipes, I… Read More

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