Honey Cakes with Raspberry Cream

I can’t follow a recipe.  Not even a straight forward one like this.  But that’s ok, it (generally) works out in the end and it certainly did this time. I used honey instead of maple syrup, coconut oil instead of palm shortening, raspberries instead of strawbs and as the cream I had was the really thick dollopy kind, I didn’t bother whipping it.

Honey Cakes with Raspberry Cream

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Waste Not Want Not – Awesome Orange Ginger Lamb

Last night I made Orange Ginger Drumsticks and the sauce/marinade was divine.  So today, as I was finishing off the last of that meal, I pondered what to do with the tasty, congealed (it had been in the fridge overnight) goodness in the bottom of the container.  In a past life I’d have soaked it all up with rice, but not anymore … and then I had a moment of genius (in an absence of modesty) … add leftover marinade/sauce to the lamb shank in my fridge.

Ginger Orange Lamb Shank with Celeriac

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