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  Well it’s the middle of February all ready, St Valentines Day has been & gone and I’ve had my fill of chocolate for this week! I need something special to brighten up a rainy gloomy Friday and there is only ONE thing that can do that for me –  Zingy and Zesty LEMON.  Yes,most definitely something lemonicious to clear…

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Mini Lemon Meringue Pie Cheesecakes

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 It’s the last Bank Holiday of the Summer here in Ireland AND of course its raining – typical Irish weather.  So to cheer my self up I’m making Mini Lemon Meringue Cheese Cakes. Lemon always reminds me of Summer and warmer days (I wish). How I wish we had proper  seasonal weather  – a Spring , Summer, Autumn, Winter –…

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  Well hello there, long time no see !!! I’ve been away for a while. I took a “blogging” break to update my Blog and Face Book Page. I gave it a complete make-over which I really  hope you like. I also kept away from social media which wasn’t as difficult as I thought it would be – I  got…

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Raspberry Pink Bundt Cake & “Taste Memories”

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A Taste Memory is what my eldest son calls the ” Raspberry Jammy Thumb print Cookies”   that I made the other day.  They remind him of his 8th birthday in particular – a birthday he had to share with his younger brother who was turning four. Their birthdays are actually a week apart but I thought I would do a…

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Blueberry Upside-Down Cake

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One of the first things I ever baked in my Home Economics class in School was an Upside-Down Cake. An Upside-Down Pineapple cake to be exact, made with tinned pineapple slices and dotted with red cherries in the middle of the rings.. what a classic.  I think I must have made one every Sunday for dessert for about a year.…

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Strawberry & Cream Oreo Fudge Cake

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We’ve just passed Mid Summers Day June 21st and slowly  coming near the end of “strawberry month”, so it’s the perfect time to share another strawberry recipe with you a “Strawberry & Cream Oreo Fudge Cake” an absolutely delicious mouthful. Strawberries & Cream are always a scrumptious partnership, once called the food of the gods and of course the symbol…

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Yes my love affair with Blueberries shows no sign of ending anytime soon. I absolutely adore these vibrant little blueberry pearls. Whats not to love about them , the fact that they are packed with vitamin C, the beautiful luminous blue colour or that they taste absolutely delicious and so so versatile. – you can put them in smoothies, porridge…

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It’s coming into the middle of April here in Ireland and we are finally beginning to see hints of summer and any bit of sunshine is a welcome break from the rain. We don’t have all those green fields for nothing!, and with summer come the start of strawberry season.   The first harvest of Irish Strawberries are just now…

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