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Yorkshire Teacakes

By Judy Larkin | October 21, 2018 |
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In spite of the name, the Yorkshire teacake is also found in Lancashire where it is equally popular. Teacakes are not “cakes.” They are fruited and lightly spiced sweet yeast buns. Cut them in half through the middle and pop them under a broiler, only toast on the cut side . . . and then…

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Tea-Marbled Eggs

By Judy Larkin | October 21, 2018 |
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Cháyèdán or tea marbled eggs are Chinese fast food. Enjoyed for centuries, tea eggs are great hot or cold, savored on a plate or eaten on the run. The eggs are a cheap snack sold all around China and Taiwan and can be found around the clock at street stalls and convenience stores. They are…

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Hot Tea Toddies

By Judy Larkin | October 21, 2018 |
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Warm and toasty, ideal for cold and snowy days, the Hot Toddy is a classic hot drink. Most black and green teas mix well with honey and lemon, but from there it’s a personal preference. The hot toddy – that age-old cold remedy – really does work wonders at helping you recover from a virus!…

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Paradise Cake From Liverpool

By Judy Larkin | October 21, 2018 |
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I first tasted paradise cake on a visit with my BFF, Marion Brown, to the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Liverpool where they have a great collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings. Seeing the art was wonderful, but must confess it was the delicious paradise cake that I remember most. Had never tasted or even heard of…

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