The Clootie Dumpling is a kind of steamed fruit cake that originates from the cities of Central Scotland. In the early industrial years, housing blocks would have shared facilities such as toilets and laundry buildings. The women folk would often make this steamed cake in the boiler tanks of the laundry building while washing their clothes.

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Gingerbread Ingredients (for each side of the house) 300 g self-raising flour 3 tsp ground ginger 100 g castor sugar 50 g margarine 3 tbsp golden syrup 4 tbsp milk pinch salt Method Make a template for your house using…

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Summary: Don’t settle for simple mac and cheese – making this pasta and cheese sauce dish is simple and tastes fantastic. Here we have used fettuccine instead of macaroni but you could use any kind of pasta. Fettuccine is shaped…

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Summary: Arrabiata pasta sauce is a classic Italian pasta sauce. It is based on sweet peppers and chilli peppers giving the Arrabiata bit more zing than your regular tomato pasta sauce. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon pieces of…

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