Raspberry & Lemon Macarons

Macarons are notoriously difficult to make and my previous attempts have failed miserably. So, I was D-E-L-I-G-H-T-E-D that this attempt was a success. Thanks to this recipe I ended up with light, delicate & yielding pastry shells that I then filled with a zesty lemon buttercream.  (They work equally as well with lemon curd in the … Continue reading Raspberry & Lemon Macarons

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Mulled Damson Chutney

I made this a few weeks ago and left it to mature and develop in time for Christmas leftovers. It’s super easy to make and a great way to use up surplus fruit. Sweet and smokey with a slight tang. It didn’t disappoint! If you’d prefer a more typically ‘mulled’ flavour then feel free to … Continue reading Mulled Damson Chutney