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Torta Tricolore - Fruit Tart

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In a few hours, the Euro Cup 2012 final between Italy and Spain will kick off. To show support to my national team and my country (and also treat my friend to a special dessert tonight), I have made a Torta Tricolore! It's a tart with custard cream and...

Warm Asparagus & Broccoli Florets Salad

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It's the asparagus season, which apparently has come early this year and won't last very long. So it's time to try your hand at cooking this vegetable and experimenting with new recipes! I love salads and I loved this recipe in particular, for Asparagus...

Blacker Hall Farm - Yorkshire

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Visiting Yorkshire over the Easter weekend was a great way to try fresh and locally grown produce. I loved stopping at the Blacker Hall Farm, where we shopped for vegetables, fruit, cheese, homemade pies and bread and local ales. The farm shop is stocked...

Rhubarb Crumble Cake

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I was in Leeds for Easter weekend and I found fresh Yorkshire rhubarb at Blacker Hall Farm. Field-grown rhubarb is in peak season in April and May, so it was the perfect time to finally try it! Rhubarb (usually considered to be a vegetable, though in...