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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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Spiced Almonds – from Nigella Lawson’s ‘At My Table’

Be prepared to be addicted… If you’re not liking the theme of recipes here then I suggest a break for a few months while I work my way through At My Table – I still have a way to go but there are already fast and firm favourites emerging and this recipe is no different.… Continue reading Spiced Almonds – from Nigella Lawson’s ‘At My Table’

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Oven Love – Carrots & Fennel with Harissa from Nigella Lawson’s ‘At My Table’

I’ve adopted a habit from my mother where any time I turn the oven on, or am even thinking about doing so, I’m automatically filling the racks in my head, leaving no space.  If the oven’s on, it’s full, which leads to get ahead opportunities, bonus bakes and random side dishes from what’s languishing in… Continue reading Oven Love – Carrots & Fennel with Harissa from Nigella Lawson’s ‘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