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Zingy lemon & raspberry trifle

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, Easter, Other On March 2, 2015 2 Comments

I may love Easter more than Christmas as Christian school holidays go. I know this might be controversial. Hear me out. (Most reasons are chocolate and present buying related… Read More »

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Rye, spelt & poppy seed freezer rolls

In Baking, Breads On February 24, 2015 0 Comments

I’ve not been well. Nothing quantifiable, just feeling tired all the time, run down; spent. So I made bread rolls. That’s what works for me. Regular over the… Read More »

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Never fail pancakes

In Other, Puddings, Snacks, Veggie On February 17, 2015 0 Comments

I feel I could be in danger of teaching grandmother to suck eggs. But I’m ploughing on through anyway. It’s pancake day, or rather Shrove Tuesday. The day… Read More »

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Fluffy sweet potato pancakes

In Sides, Snacks, To start, Veggie On February 12, 2015 2 Comments

Pancake day is looming. So I thought I’d offer you up something just a little different. I know you like your wafer thin crepes with sugar, lemon, Nutella,… Read More »

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Letter to my 15 year old self

In Other On February 4, 2015 7 Comments

Dear Holly, You turned 35 last month. I know, that sounds really old. You’re probably thinking that you’re not as skinny as you are now. You’d be right…. Read More »

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Mars bar brownies

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas On February 4, 2015 0 Comments

Disclaimer: the picture is rubbish, I know. I am going to endeavour to use my grown up camera this year rather than my phone. I’m not going to… Read More »

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Lamb & pea pie with crispy sliced potato topping

In Lamb, Tarts and Pies On January 28, 2015 4 Comments

I turned 35 on Saturday. My husband and I celebrated by watching a sci fi movie at the cinema and getting a bit tipsy on house red wine… Read More »

halloumi courgette and carrot fritters

Halloumi, courgette & carrot fritters

In Snacks, Veggie On January 20, 2015 5 Comments

I had dinner with a friend recently. She’s my Very Amusing Mum Pal. A VAMP if you will. We got to talking about our sons’ behaviour when eating… Read More »

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Crunchy piggy meatballs

In Other, Pork, Snacks, To start On January 13, 2015 10 Comments

I am hurtling towards the grand old age of 35. I know many reading this will scoff that really, that’s so young. But I’m worried. Less about the… Read More »

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Giveaway – Just Catering Supplies

In Giveaways On January 6, 2015 202 Comments

I have a giveaway for you to kick off the new year from Just Catering Supplies. It’s pretty much everything you might need to hold rather a large… Read More »