Vanilla mascarpone cream

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Feb 102013

Looking in my fridge today I found a box of mascarpone lying unused on the shelf, so a wonderful idea striked me to combine the reach creamy mascarpone with my favourite raspberries.You can achieve an amazing blend and rich creaminess when you mix the yolk cream with the mascarpone, which combined with the juicy and sour raspberries bring the taste up to heaven. Finally attach of fresh basil and raw almonds makes it hole. Continue reading »

DIY – A Crystal Beanie

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Jan 032013

Outside it’s freezing and it would be crazy to go out without a beanie – let it be both – warm and effective. Do it yourself using a kit  of crystals in various shapes and colors. My kit was not for sewing so I decided to use glue. In a result I had an effective beanie with strong glued crystals with no risk to loose most of them on the street. Continue reading »

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Recipes for food made of … leftovers

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Aug 302012

A cookery book featuring winning recipes from residents and restaurants across North London has been produced as a result of a recipe competition to showcase a range of tasty meals and snacks made from leftovers.
The cookbook gives leftovers such as old pasta, stale bread and even old tea bags a new lease of life as they are transformed into a series of starters, mains and desserts by 26 budding chefs from across North London.
To reduce food waste, Haringey Council along with other North London organisations are running a campaign called ‘Love Food Hate Waste’. The campaign includes roadshows, workshops, online food waste diaries, local advertising and competitions. The aim of this campaign is to reduce around 9,000 tonnes of food waste.


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Simnel Cake

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Apr 192011

Simnel cake is a light fruit cake, similar to a Christmas cake, covered in marzipan, and eaten at Easter in England and Ireland. A layer of marzipan or almond paste is also baked into the middle of the cake. On the top of the cake, around the edge, are eleven marzipan balls to represent the true apostles of Jesus; Judas is omitted.

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