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Carrot-cake

Spiced Carrot, Pistachio and Almond Cake (gluten free)

Posted on: 24th Jun, 2014by frenchie

You’ll know from my lack of cake and biscuit recipes that they’re not really my thing. However this recipe from ‘Persiana’ by Sabrina Ghayour looked easy and, most importantly, Frances was here to help. She and Emma are both much better at baking than I am. It’s best made the day before you want to […]

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Kale-fritters

Kale and Pea Fritters with Smoked Salmon, Poached Egg and Lime Mayonnaise

Posted on: 2nd Apr, 2014by frenchie

Kale is one of our favourite vegetables at the moment, consequently I planted four different varieties on our garden about three weeks ago and we’re already picking and eating it. These fritters are a mix of kale and peas. I served them here with smoked salmon from stallholder Billy, eggs from Phil of Green Egg […]

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Sour Cream Plum Cake

Sour Cream Plum Cake

Posted on: 7th Mar, 2014by frenchie

Once again I’ve called on Louise for another of her favourite cakes as the last one was a hit with many of you. With summer fruits starting soon this cake is perfect. Louise has agreed to bake this and her Swedish Saffron cake for us on Thursday 15 December. She’s going to do them in […]

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Swedish Saffron Cake

Swedish Saffron Cake

Posted on: 7th Mar, 2014by frenchie

During the last three weekends I’ve been working in our new Kitchen Shop where we have a good selection of items needed for baking. You may have noticed that it’s rare for me to include baking in our weekly recipes. This is because I’ve never been very good at it. However working amongst the baking […]

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Orange Cake

Posted on: 7th Mar, 2014by frenchie

On Sunday night we had a family dinner to celebrate both my father’s and Mike’s birthdays which I had missed last week while in Paris. In a jetlagged state I made the main course and Mum baked the birthday cake for dessert. When she asked what Mike liked I remembered her orange cake that she […]

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Gooey Cinnamon Cake

Posted on: 7th Mar, 2014by frenchie

For our birthday last Friday we had planned to serve Christmas cake (the ones we were selling) with the bubbles. However on Thursday morning a customer bought all our cakes so we had nothing. After an initial panic I asked Lou if he could make something. But what? I subscribe to David Lebovitz’s blog from […]

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Frances’s Strawberry Tart

Posted on: 7th Mar, 2014by frenchie

With the start of the strawberry season our daughter Frances decide to add strawberry tarts to her repertoire of tarts that she bakes every week in our La Cigale kitchen. We sell them during the weekend on the bakery counter and during the week in the café. She’s come up with her own version of […]

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Whitebait Recipes

Posted on: 7th Mar, 2014by frenchie

The whitebait season has started! Treat yourself to a few grams and make something delicately delicious.  This week I asked our stallholder Jimmy how he cooks whitebait. He does fritters the same way I do as well as a couple of other ways which he agreed to share with us. Whitebait Fritters Beat an egg […]

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Seared Tuna Nicoise

Seared Tuna Nicoise

Posted on: 7th Mar, 2014by frenchie

Many of you will already have this recipe from me as I first included in a newsletter about 10 years ago. A while ago a customer asked me for it as she’d lost her copy and last week at the Market I bought yellow fin tuna steaks from Jimmy so I could make this meal. […]

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Panfried Crumbed Sardines

Posted on: 6th Mar, 2014by frenchie

I buy Jimmy’s fresh sardines every time he has them to sell at our Market. They’re great value and have a great taste. They are a bit messy to clean though. As the main part of a meal allow 3 small sardines per person. Firstly clean them by cutting off the heads and scaling them. […]

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