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Welcome Home Smartie Cookies

Right now my kitchen is warm and has that beautifully welcoming and homely smell of vanilla and coffee. The scent of the vanilla is sweet. It reminds me of buttercreams, of sponges and syrups. It reminds me of our old house. The house we lived for nine years, where I discovered the joy of writing and flirted with a cake-making business. For a while I was torn between the two as I only had limited time and the baking often edged ahead.

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Ginger & Bran Biscuits - A Recipe

Ginger & Bran Biscuits are one of my favourite biscuits. They've actually become a firm family favourite (my mum and my sister also make them) after we copied it down from the back of an All-bran box when I was a child. 

I've adapted the recipe from the original over the years – but not by much. I’ve added more ginger and cook them for slightly less at a reduced temperature as I found them to be too hard previously. Now they are chewy and deliciously moreish.

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