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Butternut squash chorizo bean and harissa soup

Butternut squash, chorizo, bean and harissa soup

In Pork, Soup On January 17, 2013 9 Comments

Being busy, or rather people who bang on about being busy, is one of my all time pet hates, up there with people who take their eye bagged… Read More »

Lemon salmon pea and courgette pasta

Lemony salmon, courgette and pea pasta

In Fish, Pasta and Risotto On January 17, 2013 4 Comments

I left London 5 years ago and still I find it hard to go back. Like seeing an old flame who still slightly tugs at your heart strings,… Read More »

Roasted celeriac carrot and parsnip soup

Roasted celeriac, carrot and parsnip soup

In Soup, Veggie On January 15, 2013 2 Comments

I recently became a grown up which may come as a surprise to some of you, given I turn 33 this month. It probably won’t come as a… Read More »

Lightest Yorkshire pudding batter

My lightest Yorkshire puddings

In Other, Sides On January 9, 2013 9 Comments

Yorkshire puddings for dinner restore all sense of calm in our house. Some days I look at my frazzled sons and can almost see the eggs, flour and… Read More »

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2012: Things I have learnt

In Christmas On December 31, 2012 8 Comments

Well here we are again. The New Year is almost upon us and in true Sunday newspaper style I can’t help but look back on the year and… Read More »

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Giveaway & review #30 – Gousto meals

In Giveaways, Other On December 20, 2012 205 Comments

Can I put my hand up in the air and firmly state that I wanted to hate Gousto. I really did. At each stage of the process I… Read More »

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Giveaway #29 – Palmers stores Denby dinner set

In Giveaways, Other On December 20, 2012 617 Comments

Palmers very kindly sent me this gorgeous dinner set to review. Now I have to be honest that I’ve always been the kind of girl who has a… Read More »

christmas gravy

Christmas gravy

In Christmas, Sides On December 17, 2012 4 Comments

I love turkey. I love roast potatoes. I love stuffing. Hey, I even love brussel sprouts. But do you know what I love the most? Everything covered in… Read More »

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Mini Christmas cakes

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas On December 16, 2012 4 Comments

Fun size is not normally fun. This is a truth universally acknowledged. However, time and time again I hear that people can’t get through a whole Christmas cake…. Read More »

herby stuffing layer bake

Herby stuffing layer bake

In Christmas, Sides, Veggie On December 16, 2012 2 Comments

Stuffing has and always will be one of my favourite parts of a roast. I even make extra to be sliced and added to the obligatory turkey sandwich… Read More »