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Carrot and Orange Soup

Posted 22 March 2011 by
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At my former job there was a canteen, and in that canteen they served soup every day for lunch. Occasionally, they served carrot and orange soup. It was always a good day when carrot and orange soup was on the menu. It’s quite a summery soup, especially if you blend it up at the end. I couldn’t find a recipe for this in my soup book, so I just kind of made this up. the exact measurements don’t really matter, but the orange flavour is quite strong, so taste as you go and add just enough orange juice.

A white bowl full of carrot and orange soup

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Brioche

Posted 7 March 2011 by
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I got this recipe for buttery brioche from The Guardian. It seemed quite hard work, and it was in a way. It was done over two days, and the part where you rub the butter into the dough is very messy, so be warned! The result was a rich, buttery, sweet loaf of bread that was particularly good toasted (you just have to be careful about it burning, with the sugar in it).

Slices of brioche on a plate

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Pomegranate White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted 3 March 2011 by
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I’ve never tried combining pomegranate with chocolate before, although I know raspberry goes very well with chocolate. Back in December, I stumbled on Pomegranate Double Chocolate Chip Cookies by Michelle at Taste as You Go (which looked lovely) and saw that they were inspired by Pomegranate White Chocolate Chunk Cookies by Two Peas and their Pod. Both looked delicious, and I knew I’d end up making at least one of them. So, here are my version, too late for Christmas, but never mind! They were really tasty, but the pomegranate seeds got slightly lost amongst the white chocolate chips, so I’d put a few more in each cookie next time!

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