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Gaby's Bakery - Banoffee Pie

Gaby's Bakery - Banoffee Pie

July 12, 2024

When I told Michael that this was the first recipe I ever learnt, and the only one I made in my early days, he asked if it was the student pudding pairing to tuna pasta!

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Gaby's Bakery - Tres Leche Cake

Gaby's Bakery - Tres Leche Cake

June 30, 2024

This Mexican milk cake is popular through Latin America and from the Mexican influence into North America too. The light fluffy sponge cake is soaked in three kinds of milk: evaporated milk, condensed milk, and whole milk, hence the name tres leches, and topped with whipped cream and strawberries.

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Gaby's Bakery - Ciambelle al Vino – Italian wine cookies

Gaby's Bakery - Ciambelle al Vino – Italian wine cookies

June 15, 2024

We picked up a packet of these delicious crunchy biscuits from one of the foodie shops in the lanes around the Trevi Fountain. Ciambelle al Vino are lightly infused with wine and coated with sugar crystals. This recipe from Rome is one of the easiest and uses very few ingredients.

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Gaby's Bakery - Coconut Yoghurt

Gaby's Bakery - Coconut Yoghurt

June 08, 2024

At our recent trip to RAKxa Medispa in Thailand I was really taken by the whole food offering. This recipe was for their coconut yoghurt which goes perfectly in a healthy breakfast of seeds, grains and berries.

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Gaby's Bakery - Oat Cookie

Gaby's Bakery - Oat Cookie

June 01, 2024

I've been writing about our visit to the Rakxa Medispa in Thailand and I will delve deeper into the amazing dining there in later issues, but essentially, eat more delicious food and get leaner! I picked up some recipes. This cookie looks simple but tastes delicious and is pretty healthy for a biscuit.

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Gaby's Bakery - Watermelon Cascade

Gaby's Bakery - Watermelon Cascade

May 25, 2024

Of course this requires no baking but it's quick to prepare and makes a juicy presentation after a summer dinner. The more guests you have the higher the tiers can go.

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Gaby's Bakery - Méribel Blueberry Cake

Gaby's Bakery - Méribel Blueberry Cake

May 17, 2024

I've never skied in 23⁰ C sunshine before. That's how it was in April this year with beautiful snow below and beating sun above. Gorgeous. It would be far more romantic to say the melting ice cap revealed a centuries old collection of lost 

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Gaby's Bakery - Date & Nut Energy Bars

Gaby's Bakery - Date & Nut Energy Bars

May 10, 2024

I don’t remember energy bars as a kid. I remember Marathon bars (now Snickers) and probably the prelude to our more ‘virtuous’ energy snacks. But many of these ‘natural, organic, artisan’ treats nowadays can have more sugar than a Snickers bar, which has the equivalent of seven teaspoons across sugar, corn syrup and lactose

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Gaby's Bakery - Granola Bark

Gaby's Bakery - Granola Bark

May 02, 2024

Why is it that everything gets chocolatified at some point? I guess it's so delicious, why wouldn't you. Early imports of chocolate were used as a savoury addition to foods before someone thought to add sugar and turn it into global staple. 

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Gaby's Bakery - Almond & Lemon Pesach Cookies

Gaby's Bakery - Almond & Lemon Pesach Cookies

April 20, 2024

This delicious gluten-free Passover treat is a variant to many of the sweet recipes from the Mediterranean and Middle East. Best of all it's quick and easy to make.

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Gaby's Bakery - Sfogliatine Glassate

Gaby's Bakery - Sfogliatine Glassate

April 13, 2024

Easier to make than pronounce, with just four ingredients, this classic Italian biscuit has fine layers of puff pastry that airily dissolve on the palate.

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Gaby's Bakery - Mini Egg Easter Nests

Gaby's Bakery - Mini Egg Easter Nests

March 29, 2024

The twins hijacked the kitchen this week as they're now off school for the Easter break. I love it when they get involved as they're both keen cooks and make an entertaining double act. This recipe involves a lot of chocolate and shredded wheat. The shredded wheat playing a large role in the textural experience which really makes this both an attractive and taste-bud titillating treat. 

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