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Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Nut Free. Chocolate Covered Christmas Honeycomb Ring.

Are you up for the challenge? What to make when asked to bring a gluten free, dairy free and nut free sweet treat to an early Christmas get-together? This request almost had me stumped. Sometimes it helps not to over … Continue reading

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Nigella’s Sweet and Salty Crunch Nut Bars with Homemade Honeycomb.

My girlfriend Amanda introduced me to this concoction earlier this year. Its rich and sinful and requires no effort at all. Melt, mix and pour into a pan to set. Pure Nigella Lawson. The original recipe calls for Crunchie bars, … Continue reading

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It’s The Shatter That Matters. Old-Fashioned Homemade Honey Comb.

Remember the tag line for Hoadley’s Violet Crumble – it’s the shatter that matters? Growing up I adored Violet Crumble – tooth achingly sweet honeycomb bars smothered in chocolate. After all these years, I’m still a fiercely loyal  devotee, give me a Violet Crumble any … Continue reading

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Sacre Bleu! The Not So Busy Bees of Ribeauville Alsace.

I’m very proud of this photo. It was taken in my father’s garden. The apple and cherry trees were in bloom, and masses of honeybees were pollinating the blossoms. In a moment of weakness I challenged myself to take a photo. … Continue reading

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