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Pumpkin Bundt Cake – Simply Nigella

You had me at cake…a warmly-spiced, cosy bake for autumn. The onset of autumn and smoky backdrop of Halloween used to mean my grandfather carving out turnips – honestly I have no idea how he did it – in our kitchen at home, lit with the stubby ends of emergency candles wrapped in foil and… Continue reading Pumpkin Bundt Cake – Simply Nigella

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Chocolate & Pumpkin Seed Cookies – Nigella Lawson ‘At My Table’

I know a good cookie when I eat one.  The white chocolate and cranberry cookies from Christmas are made for most occasions in our house – not just the festive season.  The same dough has been adapted with countless combinations of additions, from pecans and Caramac chunks to dark chocolate, salted pretzels or whatever might… Continue reading Chocolate & Pumpkin Seed Cookies – Nigella Lawson ‘At My Table’

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Love me (Lemon) Tendercake – Nigella Lawson ‘At My Table’

Luscious, fragrant lemon and coconut bliss… A lemon cake wouldn’t be my first choice of bake; if I’m out and having cake, I’m having big cake with big flavours – chocolate, carrot or coffee – something that could win a fight if it picked one.  I guess this demonstrates my lack of subtlety in life;… Continue reading Love me (Lemon) Tendercake – Nigella Lawson ‘At My Table’

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Autumn Bake – Nigella Lawson ‘At My Table’ Ginger & Walnut Carrot Cake

Autumn is truly the best season; every year I forget how much I love it until it rolls round and catches me off guard with how beautiful it is and the nostalgia it evokes.  I am not a summer girl – shorts and bikinis are not my thing; my freckly complexion has only two settings… Continue reading Autumn Bake – Nigella Lawson ‘At My Table’ Ginger & Walnut Carrot Cake

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Nigella Lawson ‘At My Table’ First Look

Ok, so this is by no means a review – it’s way too early to be able to give a proper one – come back in a few years when I’ve made it through as many recipes as I can; but my initial feeling from this book is an authentic warmth.  There’s a real flow… Continue reading Nigella Lawson ‘At My Table’ First Look