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Frontera Rose Chocolate Mousse

Frontera Rose Chocolate Mousse

As it seemed the combination of chocolate and wine together in my last Frontera Wine blogger challenge recipe Gutsy Vegetarian Chilli seemed to be a hit, I thought we try to work it again. This recipe is simplicity itself. 3 ingredients plain chocolate, Rose wine and cream. Yes it is rich in a nice way. The Frontera Rose’ wine is rather gorgeous and one I have in fact had before. It is a very drinkable … Read entire article »

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Gutsy vegetarian chilli with wine and chocolate

Gutsy vegetarian chilli with wine and chocolate

Wine and chocolate I hear you cry, I know I spoil you. This my first recipe is for Frontera Wine blogger challenge. I always like a bit of a challenge and when it involves wine too, well who can refuse! I often use a little bit of wine here and there in recipes usually meat recipes. So I decided I try it with a vegetarian recipe first. The result with the addition of the wine … Read entire article »

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Roasted pear & dark chocolate tray bake

Roasted pear & dark chocolate tray bake

This recipe was a look in the cupboard etc and what can I make kind of bake. Friday evening once a month I go to a ‘Take a Bake’ club. Where we all bake something along a theme. This time was Autumn, I planned to bake my iced pumpkin and orange slices until I realised a bit too late that the pumpkin had gone lets say a little past baking with! So thinking cap on … Read entire article »

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Date and orange Crumble slice recipe

Date and orange Crumble slice recipe

There was an air of Christmas whilst making these, although no spices were involved. I think I may well do a Christmas version of this! After I did my blackberry slice recipe I have craved something similar. These remind me of the apricot slices we used to have at school at break time but with dates. I cooked the dates in orange juice for 10 minutes which is where the Christmas smell come from I think. … Read entire article »

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Beef & pumpkin burgers with spicy pumpkin seeds

Beef & pumpkin burgers with spicy pumpkin seeds

Firstly excuse the photography with these. The dark evenings and hungry people to feed is not a happy mix always. That and our table is out of action as mid decorating so it is currently covered in books, 50% of which are recipe book! Anyway with the pumpkin still in the fridge, they do last a long time I thought how about adding them to the burgers and do you know what they were mighty tasty, … Read entire article »

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Finger of fudge flapjacks

Finger of fudge flapjacks

Firstly I apologise this are gorgeous, who would think a packet of Cadbury’s Finger of Fudge could transform flapjacks into a completely different league! Don’t get me wrong I love flapjacks but these quite frankly were delicious. They are of course sweet and to be honest I don’t really do over sweet things but I really loved the flavour of these. They of course went too quickly! I fancied a change from the standard squares and … Read entire article »

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Iced Pumpkin and Orange Slice cake

Iced Pumpkin and Orange Slice cake

With Halloween coming up so quickly there are lots of pumpkins in the shops at the moment. But pumpkins are far from just using as a lantern, in fact it is a crime not to cook with these gorgeous, orange fellows! I bought one from our local veg shop and good size one for a great price of £1.99 they are grown locally and apparently this year the farmer grew a whopping 1,600 of them! There … Read entire article »

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Chocolate oat crunch recipe

Chocolate oat crunch recipe

This recipe is basically two of my favourite and easiest tray bake & non bake in one, give or take a change here and there. Bex is now joining me being gluten-free. She is feeling much better for it but missing lots of things she used to love. Being gluten-free even those things have improved since I first became free from gluten 8 years ago can be tricky, especially when you are getting used to … Read entire article »

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Jam doughnut style muffin recipe

Jam doughnut style muffin recipe

These are the jam version of my lemon curd muffin recipe. The swap is of course the jam which I gave a heaped teaspoon instead of just a teaspoon of and no jam doughnut is complete without a sprinkling of castor sugar. Being gluten-free I miss things like doughnuts I have yet to taste a gluten-free version or seen any in the shops. So this recipe works well as a faked one. The jam in … Read entire article »

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Left over crumble sundae

Left over crumble sundae

We love a crumble here and we also love a sundae too! So these left over crumble sundae ticked all the right boxes for me. When I make crumble I like to make a nice big one! Everyone loves crumble I also rather like cold crumble too! A crumble after a Sunday roast made big enough can leave a lovely treat for Monday too! So I had my cold left over blackberry and apple crumble calling … Read entire article »

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