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(Almost) According to Hummingbird: New York Cheesecake

Normally, when I make a cheesecake, I use a no-bake recipe which involves very little weighing. A tub of cream cheese, a pot of double cream, icing sugar to taste, beat it together. It’s simple, effective, and lends itself to whatever you’ve got in the kitchen-cupboard by way of flavourings. Lemon, chocolate, alcohol. This time,… Continue reading (Almost) According to Hummingbird: New York Cheesecake

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Recipe: (Almost) According to Hummingbird: Blueberry Muffins

In a time of crisis, one of the best things to do is to get baking. If nothing else, it’ll use up those things of baking powder and bicarb. that’ve been sitting in your cupboards since forever, and are long out of date. Or is that just me? Anyway, these are excellent breakfast muffins. Or… Continue reading Recipe: (Almost) According to Hummingbird: Blueberry Muffins

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Recipe: (Almost) According to Hummingbird: Muesli Bar

I was looking for something vaguely virtuous, something I could, perhaps, easily take to work to nibble at lunch-time. Something which wasn't a sandwich, and which wasn't full of sugar, and wasn't really flapjack. What I found was this recipe for a Muesli bar in one of my Hummingbird Bakery recipe books. It involved oats… Continue reading Recipe: (Almost) According to Hummingbird: Muesli Bar