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Was that cake bought or stollen?

Stollen cakes have been baked since the fourteenth century to resemble the baby Jesus wrapped in swaddling cloths. Some say it’s a bread, others say it’s a cake; the jury’s still out on this one (I say either way, it’s … Continue reading

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Stir-up Sunday

Today is Stir-up Sunday.  Today’s the day to make your Christmas cake or pudding; as traditionally this is the last Sunday before Advent. I’ve been soaking my raisins, sultanas and prunes in brandy in the Delights Kitchen,  for the best … Continue reading

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