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Bramble Jam

Ripe juicy blackberries are everywhere right now, perfect for picking with the kids. after you've eaten just as many as you can bear, turn the rest of your pickings into some very simple & delicious home made jam. here's how: ingredients: 500g blackberries, 500g jam sugar, knob...

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Real food market

oh, it's hard work watching all these amazing athletes doing their thing, you can work up quite an appetite sitting infront of a giant tv screen.  luckily, if you're out & about along the south bank, the real food market is open every day throughout the olympics,...

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C is for Cookie

throughout the summer holidays we will be posting simple recipes to get the kids in the kitchen & hopefully baking enough to take on a family picnic. here's some soft, chewy cookies to kick things off, perfect for an afternoon in the park: apple, oat &...

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Summertime madness

our feet have barely touched the ground these last couple of months, the party season is most definitely in full swing. happy to see that the atrocious weather hasn't once stopped the great british garden party!  ...

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Beach hut canapes

a beautiful blustery day in hove - typical english summers' day - so windy we almost lost the whole lot on the way down.  the bride & groom and all their guests braved the weather to come down to a very gorgeous beach hut for champagne, nibbles and photographs before...

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Poppy loves

we love poppy loves and she loves our gold dust brownies! clearly a lady of impeccable taste, follow the link to her gorgeous blog and see what she thought of our service x ...

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Strawberry & almond friands

we made these super light and nutty friands for our pop-up cafe and it turns out that the art lovers of brighton & hove are enthusiastic cake lovers too. traditionally, these are made in friand tins, which are a kind of oval shaped muffin tins, but...

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Brownies at artists open houses

Egg&Spoon gold dust brownies will be making an appearance every weekend throughout May at Artist's Open Houses in Brighton & Hove. You can find them at the following fabulous venues: the claremont:  http://www.aoh.org.uk/may-2012-houses?item=509&offset=0 lee & holly's house: http://www.aoh.org.uk/may-2012-houses?item=577 x   art cafe @ the claremont next sunday and monday, and then every following weekend...

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Glamping wedding

Late last summer, egg&spoon were thrilled to be involved in the most glamorous glamping wedding, possibly of all time, in sunny Dorset. here's a link to a very gorgeous blog featuring the wedding of monique and neale: http://www.theprettyblog.com/2012/04/neale-monique-glamping-wedding/ we love a challenge just as much as we love a wedding....

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hot cross buns

last minute hot-cross bun action this morning, fabulous recipe courtesy of BBC good food: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/hot_cross_buns_74750 simple & extremely delicious: dough .. proving in the oven .. nice buns .. happy easter ! photos: egg & spoon...

cake & bakes festival – brighton

This weekend saw the first public outing of egg & spoon’s chocolate sauces and brownies.  We were extremely excited to be part of the brighton & hove cake & bake festival, situated in a very sunny and busy spot outside Churchill square.  It was a great weekend, we...

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Brownies by post

Well we’ve missed this year’s Valentines day. But hey, my Dad always said ‘if a jobs worth doing it’s worth doing right’. So to rush things through and have a website we weren’t happy with just wasn’t an option.  Therefore we come to you a...

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From The Beginning To The middle

It’s been a long journey so far and there’s still a long way to go. In fact, if, as they say, a career lasts 40 years, I’m barely halfway there. Some mornings this thought can fill one with dread. However, most mornings and in fact...