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In Breads On May 22, 2014 0 Comments

This is a special request recipe for a dear friend who especially likes picnics in summer. One year ago: Simple chocolate ganache tart and Meringue roses and Flat… Read More »

watermarked cheese bread

Brazilian cheese bread

In Breads, Other, Pastry, Snacks On May 20, 2014 4 Comments

Are you a lazy bones or a take on too much kind of a person? I think I am both if that’s at all possible. I seem to… Read More »

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Review & giveaway #17 – Baking Deco sets

In Giveaways On May 20, 2014 316 Comments

I do love a good bakeware catalogue and am ashamed to say I tend to take them to bed with me for an early night. Well Baking Deco… Read More »


Food bloggers confidential with the Botanical Baker

In Other On May 15, 2014 2 Comments

Urvashi and I met on 2011 The Great British Bake Off. She wowed the judges with her perfect little tartlets and frankly everything she produced was just perfect…. Read More »

watermarked brigadeiro truffles

Brigadeiro chocolate truffles

In Other, Sweets On May 13, 2014 6 Comments

I need to get a few things off my chest about 3rd babies. It won’t take long. First up, I wish everyone (well, it seems like everyone) would… Read More »


Review & giveaway #16 – Movie night kit from Just Mustard

In Giveaways On May 13, 2014 452 Comments

Just Mustard sent me their The Shake’n’Make (RRP £15) and a microwave popcorn maker (RRP £20) to hold my own private movie night without the trouble of leaving… Read More »

Mix it up breakfast muffins

Just how veggie friendly is my book?

In Other On May 6, 2014 6 Comments

In case I haven’t bleated on enough, I have a book coming out in July – 17th July to be precise. To say I am excited is the… Read More »

broc and cauli mac cheese

Broccoli, cauliflower and pasta cheese

In Pasta and Risotto, Veggie On May 6, 2014 10 Comments

So although I am now less than 6 weeks from my due date the main thing that’s clouding my mind isn’t packing my hospital bag, nor is it… Read More »


On holiday in Normandy

In Other On May 2, 2014 4 Comments

We spent 5 days in Normandy over Easter. It was a flip, last minute decision. The kind that seems all a bit crazy (well crazy in a parents-of-two-small-boys… Read More »

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Carrot, courgette & cheese mini savoury pancakes

In Other, Snacks, Veggie On May 1, 2014 11 Comments

I have lost count of the amount of times I’ve heard intelligent, caring, perfectly competent parents state that they just can’t bring themselves to let their kids help… Read More »