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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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Traditional pastry specialist Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese, Westerkappeln (Fax: 49-5404-884222), though it has been in the business for more than 20 years, continues to bring a variety of fancy cakes to the market.
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.
Children joined the bidding for the fancy cakes and giant pumpkins.
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.
She sold dolls, clothes, and fancy cakes, she went to pubs - "I was ashamed to in and beg, but I wanted money," she later said - and she appealed for funds for the old people.