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Edible artistry

If, on tucking into one of Nancy Ackermann’s flamboyant creations, you feel that you are sampling a work of art, you wouldn’t be far off. Owner of 4 and Twenty Blackbirds Bake Shop which is now in its 18th year … Continue reading

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That old chestnut

When I walk into Chestnut Fine Foods one weekday to ask if I can have a mosey around with my camera, co-owner Patty Walker suggests to me, “You must come inside the kitchen and see my mother, Eleanor. She 89 … Continue reading

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X Marks the Spot

Last night a friend came over to watch the end of the hockey game and, on offering her a hot cross bun, she responded that she had never had one. What? You’ve never had a hot cross bun? For someone … Continue reading


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