Holiday Cooking with Ease: France – Provence Beef Casserole

Provence Beef Casserole

Holiday Cooking with Ease: – France – Provence Beef Casserole Cooking on self-catering holidays can be a strain, after all, it IS a holiday and sometimes cooking in a strange and unfamiliar kitchen (and country) can be difficult. So, when I was asked by HouseTrip to create some recipes that would be suitable for a family… 

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Giveaway: Win a Case of Wines with WineTrust100 (RRP: £135)

Giveaway: Win a Case of Wines with Wine Trust 100 (RRP:£135)

Giveaway: Win a Case of Wines with WineTrust100 (RRP: £135) Calling all wine lovers, today’s giveaway is one I would LOVE to win, a case of 12 wines worth £135 and delivered to your door by WineTrust100. The prize comprises: Masters of Wine Around the World Selection RRP: £135 France – Capmartin white Bordeaux Spain… 

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Celebrate “VE Day” with Potato Pete and an Authentic WWII Recipe: “Whit Salad”

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Celebrate “VE Day” with Potato Pete and an Authentic WWII Recipe: “Whit Salad” Friday the 8th May is VE Day – Victory in Europe Day, and this year, 2015, marks the 70th anniversary of the end of war in Europe. The occasion will be commemorated with events across the UK, including the lighting of over 100… 

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Baileys Double Chocolate Mousse with Toasted Hazelnuts and Baileys Cream

Bailys Double Chocolate Mousse with Toasted Hazelnuts and Baileys Cream

Baileys Double Chocolate Mousse with Toasted Hazelnuts and Baileys Cream Enter the dessert of your dreams……..Baileys Double Chocolate Mousse with Toasted Hazelnuts and Baileys Cream, a decadent delight that is made with TWO sorts of Baileys Irish Cream, aka Liquid crack! It’s a classic chocolate mousse, notched up with the addition of Baileys Chocolat Luxe and… 

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Scottish Fish with an Asian Twist: Salt & Pepper Fish Goujons

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Scottish Fish with an Asian Twist: Salt & Pepper Fish Goujons So, what is a “Goujon”? Well, the word originates from the French word “Gudjeon” which is a fish, and we seemed to have embraced the term for these fried fishy morsels about twenty years ago, when they became “de rigueur” on every Bistrot menu. They… 

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April’s Tea Time Treats Chocolate Recipe Round-Up!

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April’s Tea Time Treats Chocolate Recipe Round-Up! Welcome to chocolate heaven, yes, it’s a BIG recipe round-up of all the Tea Time Treats recipes that were added to our Linky Party and Blog Hop for April! With a HUGE thanks to all who entered their chocolatey recipe links, they are listed below and I don’t… 

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NEW May Cooking with Herbs Linky Party and April Recipe Round-Up

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NEW May Cooking with Herbs Linky Party and April Recipe Round-Up Welcome to a NEW Cooking with Herbs linky party and blog hop for May, as well as the rather tasty recipe round-up for April! With a big thanks to ALL who entered into last month’s challenge, there were over THIRTY herbal entries, which I am sharing… 

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Betavivo Blueberry & Yoghurt Breakfast Pots: Recipe, Review and Giveaway

Blueberry & Yoghurt Breakfast Pots

Betavivo Blueberry & Yoghurt Breakfast Pots: Recipe, Review and Giveaway Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day, whether it be a slap-up Full English Breakfast (called a FEB in our house), a buttery croissant served with ruby-red raspberry preserves, creamy porridge, toast and Marmite (I’m a Marmite lover) or something a bit healthier, such… 

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Travel to Magical Montenegro to Discover a Rich Culture and Food Heritage

Travel to Magical Montenegro to Discover a Rich Culture and Food Heritage

Travel to Magical Montenegro to Discover a Rich Culture and Food Heritage Of the many countries I have visited (and lived in), there still remain many that are on my list of “must travel to destinations”, a sort of “bucket list” if you will, and Montenegro is definitely in the top ten. This small Balkan country with… 

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