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Coconut Macaroons

Not to be confused with the fancy French macaron, these beasts are big, warm and tasty.  For me they are very festive – one of the highlights of the Manchester Christmas markets, which opened on Saturday, is the macaroon stand. I just … Continue reading

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Zanzibar Beans In Coconut Sauce

When I am in the midst of a long week or a stressful time, cooking can always be relied on to restore my spirits somewhat.  I suppose it’s because I view the kitchen as my personal domain, where I feel in … Continue reading

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Coconut & Chocolate Loaf

  Ah, Friday.  For most people it’s the end of the working week.  For some people, such as my mother, it even offers such treats as dress-down Friday.  For a lucky minority, including my boyfriend, it is known as Cake Friday … Continue reading

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Carrot & Coconut Cake

“So do you put real carrots in it?” one of my Hong Kong friends asked me when I mentioned that I’d made a carrot cake.  “But what colour is it?” she went on suspiciously.  Imagine living in a world without … Continue reading

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