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My top 10 homemade foodie gifts

In Christmas On December 2, 2014 0 Comments

One of the best Christmas presents we receive each year is a hamper. It’s handmade by the Godparents of our sons and usually contains some biscuits, truffles, chutney… Read More »

lemon cheesecake traybake

Lemon cheesecake traybake

In Cakes and Bakes, Puddings, Tarts and Pies On November 26, 2014 0 Comments

Look, I know Christmas is coming and all that, but just for a day, maybe even a few days (depends how long these last) I think we should… Read More »

peanut butter oero pie

Peanut butter pie with Oreo crust

In Biscuits, Cakes and Bakes, Pastry, Puddings, Tarts and Pies On November 25, 2014 0 Comments

I’ve been to LA. I’ve been to New York. I’ve been to Miami, albeit briefly. I have been to San Francisco many, many times. If I were to… Read More »

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Double chocolate pecan pie & salted caramel traybake

In Biscuits, Cakes and Bakes, Tarts and Pies On November 24, 2014 8 Comments

So as you all know by now, I make a lot of treats and baked goods. Of course I don’t eat ALL of it. I wish I were… Read More »

spoon cereal

Review & giveaway #33 – Spoon cereals

In Giveaways On November 22, 2014 57 Comments

Annie, of Spoon Cereals, came to the food industry in her second year of working in advertising. “I struggled to find a tasty, healthy, high quality bowl of… Read More »

slow cooker christmas pudding

Traditional Christmas pudding

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, Other, Puddings On November 21, 2014 2 Comments

Excuse the poor picture. I don’t think I’ve ever taken a good pic of a Christmas pudding. They’re either busy phut-phuting away on the stove all wrapped up… Read More »

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Review & giveaway #32 – Base Fashion

In Giveaways On November 18, 2014 90 Comments

Base Fashion sent me a lovely Gant Christmas jumper for baby Lawrence. It’s beautiful and it cost £42! That’s more than I spend on my own Christmas jumper,… Read More »

coffee and walnut cake from book

Coffee & walnut cake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On November 18, 2014 3 Comments

I went to a reasonably posh school. For Leicester that is. It wasn’t the really posh one where the kids got so much pocket money they spent the… Read More »

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Ginger cake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On November 12, 2014 1 Comment

How ready for Christmas are you? I am feeling pretty smug to be honest. I don’t want to rub your faces in it, but really I’m almost done…. Read More »

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Parkin for Bonfire night

In Cakes and Bakes On November 4, 2014 3 Comments

Now before you go and send me a sternly worded email about this not being an authentic Parkin recipe like Aunt Hilda used to make, or that really… Read More »