Cooking with Herbs: A Virtual Herbal Cookbook & Round-Up of Recipes!

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  Cooking with Herbs: A Virtual Herbal Cookbook & Round-Up of Recipes! Welcome to July’s Cooking with Herbs Recipe Round-Up, and what an amazing variety of entries we had once again, with thanks to all of you who linked up! The suggested theme was BASIL, but as regular readers know, I accept ALL recipes that… 

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“No Churn” Crème Fraiche Sorbet with Candied Almonds: The Secret Recipe Club

Crème Fraiche Sorbet with Candied Almonds (2)

“No Churn” Crème Fraiche Sorbet with Candied Almonds: The Secret Recipe Club Summer is now in full swing here in the Northern Hemisphere and ice cream seems to have a mention on my menu planner every week…..from exclusive “top drawer” commercial brands such as the ice cream I used in this recipe White Chocolate Ice Cream… 

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It’s always Pimm’s O’Clock! Raspberry & Elderflower Pimm’s Cocktail

It's always Pimm's O'Clock! Raspberry & Elderflower Pimm's Cocktail

It’s always Pimm’s O’Clock! Raspberry & Elderflower Pimm’s Cocktail Let’s just set the scene……..a hot English summer’s day, leather on willow, floral tea “frocks”, stripy deck chairs, lazy days in the garden, the chink of ice on glass, full-blown roses and scented lavender, the buzz of bees, Wimbledon, strawberries and cream, old straw hats and… 

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White Chocolate Ice Cream Sundae with Summer Berries & Fudge Sauce

White Chocolate Ice Cream Sundae with Summer Fruits & Fudge Sauce

White Chocolate Ice Cream Sundae with Summer Berries & Fudge Sauce Who doesn’t love a cool ice cream sundae when it’s hot and sticky?! So, when MÖVENPICK asked me and fourteen other food bloggers to create a new ice cream sundae using their delectable ice cream I was very keen to oblige! We were all sent some… 

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Cherries & Cooking in Saucers: Kentish Cherry Batter Pudding

Kentish Cherry Batter Puddings

Cherries & Cooking in Saucers: Kentish Cherry Batter Pudding Britain is a nation of puddings, from steamed treacle sponge and Spotted Dick to Bakewell pudding and jam roly poly, we revel in our baked and steamed sweet concoctions. There are cake style puddings, steamed sponge puddings, baked tarts – sticky with syrups and studded with dried… 

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Gluten-Free Veggie Snack: Courgette & Feta Cheese Fritters with Chilli Mint Yogurt Dip

Courgette & Feta Cheese Fritters with Chilli Mint Yogurt Dip (23)

Gluten-Free Veggie Snack: Courgette & Feta Cheese Fritters with Chilli Mint Yogurt Dip Once upon a time, in what seems like another lifetime, I ran a restaurant in Cyprus. We used to cook traditional Greek and Turkish Cypriot cuisine as well as weekly specials for the ex-pats such as fish and chips on Friday, Sunday… 

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Giveaway: Win a Retro Bundle of DotComGiftShop Kitchen & Baking Goodies RRP: £40

Set 3 Cake Tins Rambling Rose

Giveaway: Win a Retro Bundle of DotComGiftShop Kitchen & Baking Goodies RRP: £40 Welcome to a NEW Lavender and Lovage Giveaway as VERY kindly donated by DotComGiftShop! They have offered all my readers a chance to win this fabulous Retro Inspired Baking and Storage Tin Bundle with a RRP of just over £40: The Prize:… 

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Giveaway: Win a FABULOUS Veetee Egg Fried Rice & Wholegrain Rice Hamper!

Giveaway: Win a FABULOUS Family Size Veetee Egg Fried Rice Hamper!

Giveaway: Win a Veetee Egg Fried Rice & Wholegrain Rice Hamper! I am a  bit of a fan of ready-to-eat and re-heat rice, it really helps out in the kitchen on busy days, and Veetee is one of my favourite brands and I always have some of their “Dine In” ready cooked rice trays in my store… 

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Sensational Summer Strawberries! Strawberry “Clafoutis” (Custard Bakes)

Strawberry Clafoutis

Sensational Summer Strawberries! Strawberry “Clafoutis” (Custard Bakes) “Strawberry fields forever” is my current mantra and as far as I am concerned there should be more strawberry fields, not just near me but all over the countryside, although, we are the proud “parents” of many strawberry offspring this year, and the luscious red orbs just keep… 

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Giveaway: Baking and Decorating Goodies from the Cake Decorating Store

Belle & Boo Cake Frill & Toppers

Giveaway: Baking and Decorating Goodies from the Cake Decorating Store Welcome to a SUPER SUNDAY giveaway! The lovely people over at the Cake Decorating Store, a family run business, have offered all Lavender and Lovage readers a fabulous booty of cake and decorating goodies worth over £25! This fabulous prize comprises: Belle & Boo Cake Frill… 

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