Archive for June, 2009

Carrot cake

This recipe makes a deliciously moist and spicy cake, perfect with

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Gingerbread

No – this is not the gingerbread house of the Hansel and Gretel fairy tale.  It is a moist cake or loaf that you can eat cold, with or without butter, with a cup of tea or coffee.  It also works well when warm with cream or yoghurt as a dessert. 

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Marlene Dietrich quote

“It’s the friends you can call up at 4 am that matter.”  Marlene Dietrich, German-born American actress and singer (1901 – 1992)

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Jeanine’s fresh tomato soup

This soup is a delicious winter warmer. Equally you can serve  it chilled in summer as a very refreshing  first course for dinner or an alfresco lunch on the patio.

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