Mincemeat and Skylark

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Went over the border to hear my friend Clare play the flute in the band Skylark at the weekend. She is helping me with my NLP modelling project and it was great to hear her perform with her band. Skylark perform their own arrangements of traditional music from America, Sweden and the British Isles. Clare puts some amazing improvised melodies into the songs giving them an extra dimension. You can hear the Skylarks on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/SkylarkHarmony and  they are wonderful to hear live.

So post gig back at her house we needed some sustenance so we ate some of my newest recipe  – Mincemeat Slices.  Had a jar of yummy homemade mincemeat (thanks Emma!) so it was time to put it to good use.

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Mincemeat Slices

1/2 cup coconut oil

Juice of one lemon

6 oz spelt flour

6 oz  oats

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1 jar of mincemeat

Pre heat the oven to 190 oC.Melt the coconut oil in a saucepan and add the lemon juice. Remove from the heat and s tir in the spelt flour, oats and cinnamon. Press half the mixture in to a brownie pan. Spread a layer of mincemeat over the top before adding the rest of the mixture and pressing it down. Cook for 20-25 minutes. Leave to cool before cutting into slices.

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