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Authentic Swedish Cinnamon Buns

By Carolyn Eddie | Sep 13, 2020

Oh joy, I have just found a fully written up post from a few years ago about how to make authentic Swedish Cinnamon Buns. and need to share it with you now! I think I wrote it originally for my excellent friend Erin, who has […]

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Fabulous, and easy, Summer Peach and Ricotta Tart

By Carolyn Eddie | Aug 17, 2020

Fabulous, and easy, Summer Peach and Ricotta Tart I want to share my new favorite recipe for a fabulous and super easy Peach and Ricotta Tart. I also want to do a shoutout to Stoneledge Farm, who have been providing me with gorgeous organic produce […]

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Crumble

Plum or Rhubarb and Strawberry Crumble or Apple and Berry Crumble (really whatever you have lying around)

By Carolyn Eddie | Jul 26, 2020

Crumble update I am starting to go back to my old recipes and update them, and what better place to start  than with a crumble, or crisp as they would say in America? the stores are now full of stone fruit, plums, nectarines and peaches. […]

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Plum Cake

Plum Cake, the perfect breakfast food!

By Carolyn Eddie | Jul 24, 2020

Plum Cake! I have been making a version of plum cake or Plum Torte ever since I found the reference to the famous New York Times recipe of 1983. The recipe for Plum Torte, written by Marian Burros, was printed in the cooking section of the Times every […]

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Eve’s Fabulous Zucchini (Courgette) Fritters with Sour Cream Dipping Sauce

By Carolyn Eddie | Jul 17, 2020

I am growing zucchini in my Victory Garden, which reminded that I wanted to share this recipe for Zucchini Fritters with you last year, then ran out of summer months. As I write this, the sun is shining and I am sitting in my garden […]

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me, my sis and my niece

My Ultimate Hygge – Aunty Gertie’s Coffee Cake

By Carolyn Eddie | Jun 22, 2020

Repost of the recipe for my favorite cake. I have been saving this repost. I know we are by no means out the woods. Life is still strange and traveling overseas to visit family and friends is in the future. But life feels a little […]

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Absolutely Fabulous Fruit Tarts

Absolutely Fabulous Fruit Tarts

I hope this finds you well. I think we are around week five of lockdown, and it looks like we have another five weeks to go. Like many, I have been enjoying quiet family time. I do understand how privileged I am, to have everyone […]

Pesto Orzo with Roasted Vegetables, Feta Cheese and Toasted Pine Nuts

Pesto Orzo with Roasted Vegetables, Feta Cheese and Toasted Pine Nuts

Updated Post with new video! I hope this finds you well! This is one of my original posts, a perfect dish to have in the fridge for the never ending snacks and meals required when everyone is staying at home. I have just added a […]

Chocolate Caramel Squares

Chocolate Caramel Squares

Stress Baking I hope this finds you well. We are now in week three of staying at home, with the prospect of four more weeks ahead of us. I realize how fortunate I am having (most) of my family with me. The highlight of our […]

Absolutely Fabulous Scones (again)

Absolutely Fabulous Scones (again)

Always Fabulous Scones “If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.” -Julia Child.   I am reposting one of my original recipes because I have added a few comments on measurements and links to different versions together with Strawberry Jam and super easy Lemon Curd recipes. […]

Absolutely Fabulous Oven Roasted Salmon with Parsley Crust

Absolutely Fabulous Oven Roasted Salmon with Parsley Crust

This recipe for salmon is such a crowd pleaser and is so easy.  I give quantities here for a whole salmon as it makes such an impressive centerpiece if you are feeding a crowd of people, but it should work just as well for individual […]