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Claudette Colbert’s Blueberry Pie

I made this for my pre-birthday dinner and it was pastry-heavy but good.  Really easy, just bung in the blackberries with some sugar, cornflour and salt then dot with butter.  Sainsbury’s had run out of shortcrust pastry so I used puff – which looked pretty but I think shortcrust would have been better. I am […]

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Claudette Colbert Cake

Stripes!  Claudette’s cake is not for the faint hearted.  It has taken me about 2 and a half hours to make but I have to say, it is BEAUTIFUL!  It’s a perfect cake to make at Easter as it is all yellow and lemony.  I have decorated it with mini chocolate eggs.   There is a […]

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Claudette Colbert Cake

Ooh, I had an outfit a bit like that on Second Life.  Been so long since I went there though I’ll have forgotten how to do everything I’m sure.  I did enjoy meditating by the fountains with doves flying around though.  Oh and I did like my little witches’ familiar – a little owl with […]

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Claudette Colbert’s Caramel Custard

“Govern a family as you would cook a small fish – very gently.”   OK so Claudette wore a very nice hat throughout “It Happened One Night” but her Caramel Custard wasn’t up to much.However, I blame the double boiler – I need to practice. And maybe actually the quote above about cooking a fish […]

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