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infenced me and my passion o oodand people. It’s whee the idea to wite acookbook with he ecipes was bon, too.”Excited by the hstle and bstle o hegan’s kitchen om a yong age, Natalietook evey oppotnity to be pat o thepoceedings. “Thee was lots o bakinggoing on. I'd help ot i someone aivedand Gan wanted something made qickly– sponge cakes, biscits and scones weealways easy to make.”That sense o togetheness is palpablein the ood stoe, whee Natalie and heamily spend mch o thei time makingeveything om sweet lemon sqaes,jams and chtneys to sasage olls,lasagne and tkish fatbeads.Natalie’s st cookbook,
intodced he gandmothe’s wondelecipes to the masses. O all the ecipesNatalie eates in he book and ood stoe,“abot 70 pecent ae staight om Gan".He most ecent cookbook,
Dulcie May Kitchen Everyday
, was eleased in Apil,with similaly themed ecipes that ae“simple, easy, esh and ss-ee”.
Natalie: "My ft memoie o cookinae…
the moments I got to lick the bowl!Gowing p, my mothe was alwayscooking, so the oppotnity was theeto be involved – it was jst pat o o pbinging.
My avoitekitchen tool is…
my KitchenAid mixer – I can’t cook without it
Main photo, right
To enhance her home's woodpanelling, Natalie has flled the dining and livingrooms with chocolate-coloured chairs and couches.
Inset top left
Baking is Natalie's true calling, and shestill fnds time to whip up treats at home.
The plates and dishes in this cabinet are used asprops or the ood styling in Natalie’s books.