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fancy

in the name of canary breeds, refers to a special, cultivated show type of bird, rather than the ordinary type. In dog and cat circles, it refers to the entire following of breeders, owners and admirers.
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You may not sell much in the way of perfume, silk ties or 100 [pounds sterling] jars of truffles this Christmas, but many of you will sell more fancy cakes and ale than usual and stocking-filler items such as phonecard top-ups, mobile phone accessories, toiletry sets, hair decorations and posh chocolates,
If your invitation to a garden party is in the post, you can look forward to a feast of smoked salmon sandwiches, fancy cakes, iced fancies, strawberry tarts and ice cream.
Fancy cakes from France and Sweden have appeared recently.
Designs, The Ballroom, Fancy Cakes by Leslie, Olazzo and Redken.
Today, the Newcastle Road dealership in South Shields, is asking staff and customers to support the world's biggest coffee morning by making a small donation for every cup of coffee they have at the dealership's cafe, in addition to being given the opportunity to purchase a number of fancy cakes and treats.
They were particularly well-known for their little, fancy cakes.
In the end we settled on tea bread, scones and fancy cakes which can be eaten with fingers, but of course what she chose to select was entirely up to her," said Pauline Russell, assistant secretary of Solihull WI.
Knitting is back in vogue, as is cooking and letter writing and swanky bars are seeing an upsurge in demand for afternoon tea and fancy cakes.
I HAVE a reputation in our family as a bit of a Jane Asher and am always being asked to bake fancy cakes for weddings, christenings and birthdays.
You will experience the traditions of the time in a house filled with greenery, ribbons and floral tones of cream, white, pink, and cranberry, reminiscent of the fancy cakes, ices and confections that were served during holidays.
Scrutiny committee chairmen have taken to entertaining contacts to a regular feast of cucumber sandwiches, pastries, fancy cakes and expensive coffee and teas from far-away lands, it is claimed.
The company has also launched some small, fancy cakes that it calls "Sweet Dreams.