Archive for January 1st, 2011

A very happy New Year to all my readers!

At the start of a new year I like to look back to see which posts on this site have generated the most interest. (The 2009 statistics can be found here.) WordPress 2010 in review has also provided their own take on my statistics.

My most viewed posts of 2010

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5. 6.

7. 8.

9. 10.

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1.  Baked Tomato Stuffed Marrow
2.  Beetroot Chutney
3.  Sweet Crumble Mixtures
4.  Fragrant Marmalade Cake
5.  Tarte au Citron (French Lemon Tart)
6.  Creamy Pasta with Bacon & Courgettes
7.  Raspberry Bakewell Pudding or Tart
8.  Onion Bhajis
9.  Chorizo, Pepper & Couscous Stuffed Marrow
10. Last Minute Mincemeat & Mince Pies

I like to keep track of the statistics too, by way of comparison from year to year.

Total number of visitors:
2009: 5,653
2010: 58,247

Top day & number:
31 December 2009 – 118 visitors
23 December 2010 – 300 visitors

Happy cooking & eating in 2011

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2010 in review

This information is in addition to my personal review of 2010.

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010 and here’s a high level summary of your overall blog health:

  Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 51,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 125 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 233 posts. There were 202 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 120mb. That’s about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was December 23rd with 300 views. The most popular post that day was Sherry Jelly Berry Trifle although the most popular post of the year was Baked Tomato Stuffed Marrow.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were ukfba.co.uk, nigella.com, google.co.uk, search.conduit.com and search.bt.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for stuffed marrow jamie oliver, marmalade cake, stuffed marrow, beetroot chutney and mince pies.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Baked Tomato Stuffed Marrow September 2009
1 comment


Beetroot Chutney October 2009


Basic Recipe: Sweet Crumble Mixtures February 2010
1 comment


Fragrant Marmalade Cake March 2010


Tarte au Citron (French Lemon Tart) September 2009
1 comment

(Information corrected from the WordPress original.)

Numbers 6-10 can be found in my personal review of 2010.

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