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Everything posted by Sue_F

  1. Hot hot hot! Ice cream weather!!!
  2. My fennel's going strong but peas and beans all rotted in the rain
  3. Flour less chocolate hazelnut cake
  4. Thanks ,I won!!!! Out of two but still pleased now in the final in September !
  5. Really nervous as I have a public speaking competition tomorrow... please let it go well Katy
  6. This cheesecake is really light and fluffy but really quite sharp!!! It's from Mary berry's ultimate cake book. For the base: 50g butter 25g demerara sugar 100g ginger biscuits, crushed For the cheesecake: 15g powdered gelatine 3 tbsp water 450g fresh gooseberries 75ml elderflower cordial 3 tbsp clear honey 225g soft cheese 150 ml sour cream 2 eggs, separated 100g caster sugar Lightly grease a loose-bottomed 23cm round cake tin ( I used a 20 cm one and that was fine). Melt the butter for the base, then add the demerara sugar and the crushed biscuits. Mix together and use to line the tin. Sprinkle the gelatine over the water and leave for 10 minsto sponge. Place the gooseberries and elderflower cordial in a pan, and bring to the boil then simmer gently for about 5 mins or until the gooseberries are tender. Push through a nylon sieve to make a purée. Turn into a food processor and add the honey, cheese, sour cream and egg yolks. Process together until smooth. Stand the bowl of gelatine in a pan of gently simmering water and allow to dissolve. Mix into the gooseberry mixture in the processor. Whisk the egg whites until frothy,then add the caster sugar 1 teaspoon at a time until the mixture is very stiff. Pour the gooseberry mixture into the meringue and blend well. Pour into the tin and leave in the fridge to set. Serve with whipped cream and
  7. Will do in the morning it's from Mary berry's ultimate cake book.
  8. Beautifully sunny up to about an hour ago and has now clouded over I feel more rain coming on
  9. Enjoy her first egg! I put golf balls in the nest box to get them to lay in the right place.
  10. Pouring down here too there's standing water in the chickens inclosure!!
  11. Wow that's beautiful
  12. Gooseberry and elderflower cheesecake
  13. I've just made a cheesecake ( gooseberry and elderflower) but should of made this one as I don't like uncooked ones
  14. Just taken chocolate pecan brownies out of the oven can't wait to eat them
  15. It's trying to rain here where's summer gone?!?

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