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March 12, 2012

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Paz

mango friands? Delicious!

Caffettiera

I think they look very inviting, with the little mango and apricot cubes on top. Another novel (and movie!) to look out for. Thank you!

Rachel

An intriguing recipe. I'll bet these were so good.

I love period dramas too so I will have to seek this series out. I am working on a post to send you for Novel Food so thanks for the deadline reminder.

Simona Carini

They are indeed, Paz.

Thanks Caffettiera. Considering where you are, I assume you will not have problems getting the movie. And the book is also available online. I hope you will enjoy both.

Thank you so much, Rachel. If you like period dramas, I recommend you try North and South. I think I'll watch it again soon. I am looking forward to reading your post: thanks!

Merisi

These friands look utterly tempting, I love both coconut and mango. ;-)
I recently found organic coconut shavings in a store here, I think I know what I'll do with them.

Deb in Hawaii

Beautiful! I love the pairing of the mango and apricot in these. What a great review. I have heard of North and South--both the DVDs and the books but I have not delved into them yet. You inspire me to get on it. ;-)

Thanks for hosting this event. I am excited to join in my first one!

Simona Carini

Ciao Merisi. I think this is a good use for coconut as its strong flavor is tempered by the mango and the other ingredients. A nice balance.

Ciao Deb. I love dried apricots and always have some at home. I think they pair well with a lot of ingredients (I am using them also in some pumpkin scones I will share one of these days). I am so glad you joined the event: thanks!

Ana

I've read Elizabeth Gaskell's biography of Charlotte Bronte, and I am really fond of the Cranston series that was made by the BBC. In a changing Victorian society, she was a forward thinker and something of a feminist, I think. "North and South" sounds like a very interesting novel. One to add to my list of books to be read! And if I find it, I will sure buy "North and South" on DVD. All the period dramas made by the BBC are a real treat.
You made a very nice choice for Mr. Thornton's tea cakes. A light and airy batter. He'll be sure to come to your house again!

Simona Carini

Hi Ana. We also watched the Cranford series (also Return to Cranford). If you liked those, you'll like North and South. I love what the BBC does. We have watched a lot of them and the quality is always outstanding. I am glad you like the cakes :)

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