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Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of baking chez Fenland Lottie. And nationwide, baking is the new thing.  It seems thatthe process of weighing, mixing and stirring, whether it be bread or cakes has struck a chord with people in these unsettling times; a gentle antidote to the anxiety which can easily prevail. But, as a consequence, stocks of flour having been running low in the shops.   Trying to buy flour at the local supermarket was proving very difficult, until a local farm shop came up trumps.  So mr digandweed, whose birthday was a couple of weeks ago, was able to celebrate with a cake....


... and a virtual birthday party with family thanks to 'Houseparty' app.
And for a quick and easy baking fix, requiring no flour, I can recommend Mary Berry's flapjack recipe  - just the right degree of chewiness in my opinion. 




 In other news, a couple of weeks ago, our allotment neighbour gave us some sweetcorn seeds; a little package lobbed across the path from a safe di…

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