Jasmine’s 5 Valentine’s Day Bakes You’ll Love

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If there was ever a brilliant excuse to do something a little special in lockdown, it has to be Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re baking for your sweetheart at home or want to deliver a lovely treat to your nearest and dearest, I’ve rounded up some ideas to brighten up your weekend. Lemon Basil Almond Drizzle Cake This cake is a firm favourite from East by West (page 95). This is a lighter take on a classic lemon drizzle, with a beautiful freshness from the basil. It’s made using a base of ground almonds and tapioca. Chocolate Raspberry Muffin Volcanoes The ultimate Valentine’s Day recipe, these muffin volcanoes are ooey-gooey and oh so delicious. They are not too sweet but just sweet enough thanks to sticky jam and dark chocolate. I make these using a gluten-free flour mix. Blackberry Apple Ginger Buckwheat Cake A mouthwatering cake that’s vegan and gluten-free — what more could you ask for? Delicious for a special breakfast hot out the oven or an afternoon tea, I love the t

Black Lives Matter

In a racist society it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist.’ – Angela Y. Davis

We all need to do the urgent work to be better allies, and be actively and vocally anti-racist, with our voices and platforms, but also in our day-to-day actions.

There are funds we can support, petitions we can sign and books we can read. Here is a small selection.

We will continue to add any other helpful resources, information or accounts to follow as we come across them. 

SIGN: ⁣
Justice for George Floyd⁣ – https://www.change.org/p/mayor-jacob-frey-justice-for-george-floyd⁣ ⁣ ⁣
Justice for Belly Mujinga – http://chng.it/tLwV84Txsw

DONATE IF YOU CAN⁣:
Colours of Change⁣ – https://www.winningjustice.org/directory⁣ ⁣
Official George Floyd Memorial Fund⁣ – www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd⁣ ⁣
Minnesota Freedom Fund⁣ – https://minnesotafreedomfund.org⁣ ⁣
Justice for Ahmaud⁣ – https://www.runwithmaud.com⁣

READ:
Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins⁣
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Dr. Brittney Cooper⁣
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou⁣
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo⁣
Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
Brit-ish by Afua Hirsch ⁣⁣⁣
Natives by Akala ⁣⁣⁣
Me And White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
How To Be An Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi 

An online document on anti-racism resources: bit.ly/ANTIRACISMRESOURCES



source https://hemsleyandhemsley.com/black-lives-matter/

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