Category Archives: dessert

If I knew you were coming…

… I probably still wouldn’t have baked you a cake.  I can’t quite explain why I have never really taken to baking – my love of cooking is mostly about the happy noises people make when eating the results, and … Continue reading

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YES, there is an Alternative

There’s a rule, in the pub, which is essential to avoid leaving the establishment in a bad mood.  Avoid, like the plague, two subjects: politics and religion.  Now I would not infer that this is because intelligent people cannot have … Continue reading

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I am a man.  There are several pieces of evidence I can point to which support this bold assertion.  I can read a map, but I cannot do so and simultaneously absorb any helpful advice I am being robustly offered, … Continue reading

Posted in alcohol, chocolate, dessert, ginger, Recipe, shopping | 3 Comments