Old-Fashioned “Tea Room” Custard Tarts – Lavender and Lovage

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Old-Fashioned “Tea Room” Custard Tarts

Today’s recipe for Old-Fashioned “Tea Room” Custard Tarts comes from my grandmother’s old BeRo cookbook, and is a favourite of mine

A British Baking Classic

Today’s recipe for Old-Fashioned “Tea Room” Custard Tarts, is one close to my heart. This recipe comes from my grandmother’s old BeRo cookbook, and is one she and my mum made regularly.

Often called Egg Custards, or even just Custards, these golden tarts have a long history, going back to the 14th century, when they served at Henry IV’s coronation banquet.

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5 Fascinating Food Festivals Around the World – Lavender and Lovage

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5 Fascinating Food Festivals Around the World

Discover 5 fascinating food festivals around the world, from Cheese Rolling in England to The Battle of Oranges in Italy

Gere, Charles March; Cheese Rolling on Cooper’s Hill, Gloucestershire; Gloucester Museums Service Art Collection

Food lets you express yourself, share traditions, invite others to experience your culture, and meet new people. Across the globe, numerous countries and cities have ingeniously woven food into their traditions. Ready for a culinary adventure around the world?

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Off the Beaten Path: Discovering Hidden Gems On Your Next Adventure – Lavender and Lovage

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Off the Beaten Path: Discovering Hidden Gems On Your Next Adventure

Off the beaten path; Discovering your next hidden gem adventure whilst travelling the world, and learn about local history and culture

What’s the best part of travelling? Is it being able to try local cuisine, or learning more about the history of the location you are exploring? Could it be looking at the spectacular views, or being somewhere new?

Whatever the reason you love travelling, it’s hard to deny that travelling provides opportunities to uncover hidden gems.

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Chec cu albusuri si nuci (fara unt, reteta simpla) | Retete culinare Laura Adamache

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Chec cu albusuri, fara unt si galbenusuri, cu nuci si ciocolata Chec cu albusuri si nuci, fara unt si galbenusuri, reteta simpla si rapida, pas cu pas. Chec pufos cu nuci macinate, ingrediente si mod de preparare. Dragilor, sincer va spun ca acest chec cu albusuri si nuca este unul dintre cele mai pufoase si […]

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Asparagus, Wild Garlic and Prosciutto Cheese Flan – Lavender and Lovage

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Asparagus, Wild Garlic and Prosciutto Cheese Flan

Today’s recipe for Asparagus, Wild Garlic and Prosciutto Cheese Flan, marries two of May’s loveliest ingredients, namely English asparagus and wild garlic.

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Big Yummy Italian Salad

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I love a big Italian salad! Crisp romaine, salty salami and cheese, briney pepperoncini, and toasty garlic breadcrumbs. YUM!

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Risotto cu morcovi (cremos, reteta italiana) | Retete culinare Laura Adamache

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Risotto cu piure de morcovi, reteta italiana simpla Risotto cu morcovi, mai exact cu piure de morcovi, este o reteta delicioasa, lejera, gata in maxim 20 de minute. Dupa mesele bogate de sarbatori este binevenita o astfel de reteta, nu-i asa Daca aveti micuti care nu sunt prieteni cu morcovii, incercati aceasta reteta de risotto, […]

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How To Blanch Green Beans

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A wooden table with a plate of blanch green beans.

Learn how to blanch green beans in just a few simple steps. Blanching helps to retain the vibrant green color and crisp texture, making them perfect for immediate use in dishes or for freezing. Quick and simple, blanching green beans is a culinary technique that ensures your veggies stay crisp and vibrant! It only takes…

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Chocolate Teatime Tiffin – Lavender and Lovage

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Chocolate Teatime Tiffin

Chocolate Teatime Tiffin – Make this Chocolate Teatime Tiffin for a teatime treat, or for elevenses, and the school (or office) lunch box

A Delecatable No-Bake Chocolate Treat

Who doesn’t love an easy to make “no bake” sweet recipe, and today’s recipe for Chocolate Teatime Tiffin is exactly that.

Using leftover cake, biscuits, dried fruit, butter, golden syrup and chocolate, it’s a “melt and set” recipe that is quite simply delectable.

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Shichimi Togarashi

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Shichimi Togarashi (Japanese 7 spice) is a seasoning with a combination of spicy, citrusy, aromatic, and nutty flavors that adds depth and flavor to rice, noodles and many other dishes. Shichimi Togarashi (Japanese 7 spice) is a seasoning with a combination of spicy, citrusy, aromatic, and nutty flavors that work together harmoniously to elevate a…

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