Nigella’s Emergency Brownies – 4 versions

I’ve been making a lot of Nigella’s Emergency Brownies. Not because I’m a brownie fiend, really, but once I make something, my brain then decides it wants to tweak it and experiment. So I did. The basic recipe is on Nigella’s website, and is excellent. It doesn’t need tweaking, it’s utterly delicious and stands all …

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Nigella’s Easy Almond Cake

It was Easter. I like Easter. It means that spring is here. Or might arrive soon anyway. Easter is an odd time for me, being half Cypriot, because the usual Greek things that happen usually involve family. LOTS of family. I don’t have that, so there’s not the impetus to do things that there used …

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Clementine Cake: a variation with Cypriot lemons

When you have a surprise batch of lemons sent to you from your Mum in Cyprus, but they aren’t ripe, what do you do? Put them on a shelf to ripen, and then forget about them. Of course! Well, that’s what I did anyway, so I figured the only way to use them up (you …

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