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Crab apple jelly

Crab apple jelly

Crab apples may be small and quite tart to the bite, but when cooked their juice becomes a vintage rose pink with a wonderful fragrance and a tart finish. These little apples are perfect for preserving because of their high pectin levels.

Baked eggs with spinach

Baked eggs with spinach

Brunch time indeed! Baked eggs served with soldiers (toast) is a delightful way to start the day!

Rhubarb and custard tart

Rhubarb and custard tart

Some combinations work better than others and this one is made in heaven. This recipe has a few more steps than usual but I feel the need for a little something special. Perhaps it's the weather?

Kale Caesar salad

Kale Caesar salad

Robust nutritious kale smothered with a salty creamy dressing doesn't need much convincing to be tried. This is my go-to salad for the colder months.

Green beans with vinaigrette

Green beans with vinaigrette

Some things in life need not change and this classic combination is one of them, pure and simple!

Three favourite sauces

Three favourite sauces

It is great to have a collection of simple, yet utterly delicious sauces up your sleeve.

Flavours of summer in a bowl

Flavours of summer in a bowl

This soup has South American flavours and influences, brought together with our local seasonal delights.

Radishes with whipped butter and sea salt

Radishes with whipped butter and sea salt

This is a classic partnership but one many steer clear of. When radishes are fresh, crisp and fiery in flavour, the creamy accompaniment of butter and salt all makes sense.

Chocolate cherry brownie

Chocolate cherry brownie

This densely decadent brownie with the added delight of fresh drunken cherries (best soaked overnight) will be a memorable addition to the festive season.

Strawberries and cream muffins

Strawberries and cream muffins

Strawberries and cream muffins Makes 12 large or 15 medium muffins

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