Lemon Roast Chicken with Pumpkins and Potatoes

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I honestly didn’t plan on having a dinner party a couple of days ago. Mid-week dinner parties are never the best idea, I think, and it ends up becoming a stressful affair. However, I had the perfect excuse; two friends … Continue reading

Strawberry Banana Sorbet

The Writing Cook: Strawberry Banana Sorbet

I know I told you this before, and I’m sure you’ll get sick of hearing about it over the next few months, but – summer’s here. Despite the happy sun on that picture, I can’t say I’m pleased about the … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Fudge {No Stove Method}

The Writing Cook: Peanut Butter Fudge {No-Stove Method}

It’s never the end of the world when you have fudge. Especially this fudge. It’s magical. I know, I know. You’re all like, wait, did she say magical? Back the bus up! But yes, I did say that this fudge … Continue reading

Orange & Lemon Marmalade Muffins

The Writing Cook: Orange and Lemon Marmalade Muffins

“I’m going down to get more jam”, said my boyfriend’s voice, suddenly, breaking into my thoughts. As some of you may know, I’ve been working rather hard recently writing my book, and it’s hard to switch gears when someone talks … Continue reading

The Best Hot Chocolate (White + Dark)

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There are some days when you just need a series of comforting things. Today is one such day for me. I woke up this morning in a strangely convoluted position (well, you try sharing your bed with two cats), arranged … Continue reading

A Very Proper High Tea – Sweet Adventures Blog Hop

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There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.   – Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady Anna, Duchess of Bedford, was the wife of the seventh Duke of Bedford, and … Continue reading

Caramel Apple Pull-Apart Bread

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When my godson Benjamin was younger (he’s ten now) there was nothing he liked better than spending time with the coolest godmother in the world – aka me. He once spent an entire month with me when he was four; … Continue reading

I Love You THIS Much Cookies

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I’ve been talking about this for weeks, but I’ve finally completely revamped Sybaritic Pleasures! Personally, I’m loving the blog’s new look and feel, but I’d love to hear what you think. Do you love it as much as I do? … Continue reading