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Panettone – Italian Christmas Bread

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The creation of our own family traditions has been one of the best things about sharing Christmas with Kate and over the years we’ve developed a few which are unique to us, for instance, we have french onion soup for tea on Christmas Eve. Kate makes the soup and I make the bread croutons. We open our presents while sitting on the floor at the tree and we each give each other one silly present, like a onesie, just to have a giggle on Christmas morning. This is a new one, home made Panettone with a coffee on Christmas morning.

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Fun with a pasta machine

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Well this week has been a week of fun with the pasta machine, and just how versatile is a pasta machine? Well let me tell you. We’ll start with pasta… Ravioli with butternut squash filling Ok firstly, for those of you who fancy making pasta, it is dead easy, like […]

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Panna Cotta Pleasures

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Panna cotta (from Italian for cooked cream) is an Italian dessert made by simmering together cream, milk, vanilla and sugar, mixing this with gelatine, and letting it cool until set. Panna cotta is one of those things I order in a restaurant and savour, feeling like it’s one of those […]