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Mary Poppins

Making cherry scones today made me want to watch Mary Poppins. This may be subconscious due to my forthcoming employment or my fondness for word association. But whatever made me make these, the Famale family (plus Lindy) were grateful and … Continue reading

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Old habits

Yesterday Famale decided to extend the Lenten spirit to her neighbours. The old woman next door regularly receives my baking attempts and her feedback is more enthusiastic the more gin she drinks of an afternoon. But my good neighbourly gesture … Continue reading

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Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies

Mamma Famale made a request for apple and cinnamon scones. So when she was out, I took a break from my evidence essay which is destined to remain unwritten, and did some experimenting. I’m no Heston, but I can assure … Continue reading

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The domino effect

One scone leads to another scone which leads to the feeling of complete and utter doughiness. Now I’ve mastered the art of the scone, I decided to ‘go large’. Good training for when I have to work in McDonalds when … Continue reading

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Morning glory

How do I love thee? Scones are a curious thing. They are plain, doughy and not at all healthy. But oh, let me count the ways we can devour them. Warm, lukewarm, butter, butter and jam, clotted cream and jam. … Continue reading

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