Date and apricot slices

date and apricot slices

I’m not a big fan of cupcakes. They taste of sweetness. With a lingering aftertaste of guilt.

I’d take cheese over chocolate, and a sausage roll over sweeties. So if I am going to have a little afternoon nibble of something with a cup of tea, then this is my favourite kind of snack – it’s fruity and oaty and tastes of more than just sugar…. 

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Rhubarb Crumble

Stewed rhubarb, ginger rhubarb jam, rhubarb tart – it all feels very British. So, you might be surprised to learn that rhubarb originated in China, where it was used as a drug to cure gut, liver and lung problems as early as 2700BC…. 

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