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Sunshine cake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On September 16, 2014 7 Comments

This is a serious blog post. Well as serious as cake gets. I want to warn you in case you’re expecting the usual drivel about babies and weight… Read More »

beetroot and onion relish

Beetroot & onion relish

In Chutneys and Preserves, Other On September 10, 2014 5 Comments

I’m not going to lie to you. I’ve been on a diet. It would be easy for me to exclaim that the weight has just ‘dropped off’ through… Read More »

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Bonfire cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes On September 9, 2014 1 Comment

This recipe is all about the preparation. You just need to be a busy bee (with helpers if possible) getting everything ready. Think of it as a baking… Read More »

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Giveaway & review #27 – Stokes sauces

In Giveaways, Other On September 3, 2014 164 Comments

Agreeing to review Stokes sauces was a bit of a no brainer. Easy work. I already know I like them. Now I just have to write about it…. Read More »

peanut and raisin cookies with water mark

Peanut & raisin oaty cookies

In Biscuits, Other On September 3, 2014 2 Comments

There’s a natural saturation level of competance in pretty much everything. Reach your limit and the wheels come off. In business it’s called the Peter Principle – where… Read More »

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Review & giveaway #26 – Fabric 41

In Giveaways On August 29, 2014 61 Comments

How often does an A & E Doctor decide to diversify and start making and selling bibs? Not very, that’s for sure. Which is why Fabric 41 slightly… Read More »

rosemary and dijon chicken

Rosemary & Dijon chicken stew

In Chicken, Curries and Stews On August 26, 2014 4 Comments

I got chatting to a girl from Halifax the other day. It was a revelation. We found that both Leicester and Halifax have similar Christmas traditions. Now I… Read More »

lemon blueberry and white choc cupcakes

Lemon, blueberry & white chocolate cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes On August 19, 2014 5 Comments

I worked with a girl once who literally stopped traffic. Now people overuse the word literally. They literally use it all the time to describe things that literally… Read More »

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Review & giveaway #25 – Outshine Art

In Giveaways On August 12, 2014 103 Comments

I was sent a couple of pictures by Outshine Art to review and very beautiful they were too. Suzanne runs Outshine Art from her Walton-on-Thames studio. She used to… Read More »

salmon and asparagus quiche

Salmon & asparagus quiche

In Other, Pastry, Tarts and Pies On August 12, 2014 4 Comments

I read a blog about a very large family in the US. I daren’t tell you who they are. I can’t link to it in case the blogger… Read More »