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Rainbow Unicorn Cake

Last week was my elder son’s 7th birthday, and he had asked for a unicorn theme and cake. I found loads of unicorn cakes floating around Pinterest, when I was looking for inspiration, which were either flat topped, e.g. using a sandwich cake tin, or involved a lot of carving. Then I came across a unicorn cake on […] Read more…

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Blueberry & Pear Muffins

With the days getting darker and colder, I just can’t help myself baking some nice, comforting treats. Like these blueberry and pear muffins. They never last very long, the boys just gobble them up! Ingredients (makes 12) 200g gluten free self-raising flour, e.g. Dove’s Farm or Sainsbury’s 1/2 tsp gluten free baking powder 2 Tbsp […] Read more…

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Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Cupcakes

So, I hope you liked my Hallowe’en pumpkin soup recipe from earlier in the week! The second recipe I want to share with you this week, are my mouth watering pumpkin spice chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter frosting! Ingredients (gluten free) For the cupcakes (makes 12) 125g butter 135g brown sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon […] Read more…

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Hallowe’en Pumpkin Soup

At the risk of looking like I’m turning in to a food blog, this week is going to be a bit food heavy here at The Bear & The Fox, as I have a couple of recipes I simply must share with you before Hallowe’en. The first is a soup recipe. When we were at […] Read more…

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Family Recipe: Mama’s Apfelkuchen

In case you’ve all been wondering what we did with the remainder of the apples we picked at Craigie’s Farm a couple of weeks ago, I have one more, magnificent apple recipe for you! Although most of the credit for this recipe goes to my mum, I’ve only adapted it a little. This cake, heaped […] Read more…

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Parsnip & Apple Soup

At the risk of this turning in to a ‘soup of the week’ feature, I wanted to share another soup recipe with you. Parnsip and apple is one of my favourite flavour combinations for soup. In the past I’ve made this with cooking apples, which are a lot more tart, but since we are still […] Read more…

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A Simple & Yummy Apple Crumble

Earlier this week, I posted about our apple picking trip to Craigie’s Farm near Edinburgh, and I promised to share my apple crumble recipe with you. Well, here it is. It’s very simple – no faffing about – but super yummy, even if I do say so myself. And while nothing beats eating home made […] Read more…

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German Cheese & Leek Soup with Mince

Hello, lovely readers, I hope you are having a good week. I have another yummy recipe to share with you today. Soup Season is upon us, and whilst we love ourselves some nice and healthy Autumnal vegetable soups in our family – like my Butternut Squash Soup from the other day – sometimes the dreich […] Read more…

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Butternut Squash Soup

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll already know I’m over the moon that Autumn is on our doorstep. It’s my favourite time of the year, and yesterday we got in to the seasonal mood by combining two of my favourite Autumn things for dinner: soup and pumpkin. Well, butternut squash, but they are from […] Read more…

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Sausage & Courgette Spaghetti

My two boys are like little rabbits when it comes to vegetables, they will nibble away at endless amounts of raw veggies – cucumber, tomato, pepper, kohlrabi, carrots. Sometimes, when I’m serving a side salad for the grownups at dinner time, and forget to put anything out for them, they will be like “hey, were’s […] Read more…

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