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Nigel Slater's Lemon and Thyme Cake

Allotment Cakes for the Weekend #1: Nigel Slater’s Lemon and Thyme Cake

I seem to have declared my weekly allotment based cake making year at the worst time. The stores are empty, and my rhubarb is still a few weeks from picking. I’ve had to go leftfield and see what’s available in the herb garden. Fortunately for me, my cherished thyme plant is still looking green and …

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My Heroic Herbs

Back in September, I blogged about my little rosemary and thyme plants and wondered as to whether these young guns would make it through an English winter. My herb patch is actually in the garden at home, and as well as the thyme and rosemary, contains sage, parsley, chives, and mint. Last year, I bought a …

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