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Interesting preserves: lemoncello conserve and hot banana chutney

I had a wee pre-birthday road trip at the weekend and we ended up at Glamis Castle  in Angus, ancestral home to HM The Queen Mother. I had already had a wee peak at their website and, having been before, figured there … Continue reading

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More BBQ yumminess: roasted bananas with a flake

Roasted bananas with a Flake is the best BBQed dessert.* I’ve gone off bananas of late, when eaten as fresh fruit, but still love them in desserts and other cooking. And it’s such an easy dessert, we thought we’d have … Continue reading

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Tomato and banana stuffing: no really

OK, so bear with me on (a) cooked bananas and (b) in a savoury dish… I’m going through a bit of a Reggae Reggae sauce phase at the moment but realised I’ve not cooked any Levi Roots recipes in a … Continue reading

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A Slimming World girls night in (and cleaning the family silver)

Last night Mother and I were abandoned by our respective spouses (both were curling) so we decided to eat together – it’s easier to cook for two than for one. I cooked my paprika mushroom pasta – this time I used … Continue reading

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Banana icing

I iced a couple of the banana cakes I made today. Since I had some fresh bananas left over I tried banana icing. I used more icing sugar than suggested in the recipe and it was still quite runny. — … Continue reading

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If I ever see another banana again…

…It won’t be too soon… I have this habit whereby I save over-ripe bananas in the freezer until I have enough to make a batch of banana cake. Husband pointed out I had 13 bananas in the freezer and that … Continue reading

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Banana cheesecake

This one is adapted from a BBC recipe by Silvana Franco. Next time I’m going to try using over-ripe bananas without roasting first. Extremely tasty. Almost as good as actual cheesecake. — Serves 8 Slimming World: FREE on Extra Easy Ingredients … Continue reading

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