Saturday Breakfast and Brunch Memories: Smoked Salmon “Egg in a Basket” (Egg in a Hole)

Egg in a Hole

Saturday Breakfast and Brunch Memories: Smoked Salmon “Egg in a Basket” (Egg in a Hole) Saturday and Sunday mornings used to be a treat for me when I was little; when we lived in Shatin (Hong Kong), every weekend, if my dad wasn’t working, we would get up late and have breakfast together. Sitting at… 

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Irish Eyes are Smiling! Chocolate Guinness Cake & Irish Cream Chocolate Mousse Recipes

Irish Cream Chocolate Mousse

Irish Eyes are Smiling! ~ Rugby, Chocolate & Guinness ~ Chocolate Guinness Cake & Irish Cream Chocolate Mousse Recipes After a nail-biting final day of the Six Nations Rugby yesterday, with me backing England, Ireland beat France in Paris, and the Six Nation’s Trophy was snatched from our hands with that Ireland win! Disappointed though I… 

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Vintage “Round-the-Clock” Cookbook and Heirloom Weights & Measures Conversion Chart

Vintage "Around the Clock" Cookbook and Heirloom Weights & Measures Conversion Chart

Vintage “Round-the-Clock” Cookbook and Heirloom Weights & Measures Conversion Chart Today, Saturday the 8th February, is National Libraries Day in the UK; it rounds off a week’s worth of celebrations in schools, colleges, universities, workplaces and public libraries across the UK. For me, libraries are very important and I have watched in dismay as so many of… 

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Sunday Baking: A Beautiful Easy Quick Bread Recipe – Zuri’s South African Picnic Bread

Sunday Baking: A Beautiful Easy Quick Bread Recipe - Zuri's South African Picnic Bread

Sunday Baking: A Beautiful Easy Quick Bread Recipe – Zuri’s South African Picnic Bread – Today’s post is tinged with some sadness; my recipe today is for Zuri’s South African Picnic Bread, and it has been made by way of a condolence message for my good friend Zuri (Zuretha) who lost her husband Gideon last… 

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Happy New Year! Twelve Months of Recipes – “The Lavender & Lovage Calendar 2013″

Lavender and Lovage 2013 Recipes

Happy New Year! – Twelve Months of Recipes – “The Lavender & Lovage Calendar 2013″ A short post to wish all of my lovely readers, friends and family a VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR! It has been a year of ups and downs, and also a year where I discovered how divisive food blogging can be,… 

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Countdown to Christmas: Recipe Ideas, Edible Gift Ideas and Meal Plans

victorian christmas card

Countdown to Christmas: Recipe Ideas, Edible Gift Ideas and Meal Plans A very Merry Christmas to all my readers! This will be my last post before Christmas Day and it is also the last in my “Countdown to Christmas” mini series. Today I had planned to share another quick and easy recipe with you, but unfortunately I have… 

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Christmas Jumper Day and a Birthday Girl’s Festive Table Settings for a Singleton’s Flat!

Christmas Jumper Day and a Birthday Girl's Festive Table Settings for a Singleton's Flat!

Christmas Jumper Day and a Birthday Girl’s Festive Table Settings for a Singleton’s Flat! Welcome to my Friday post, and it’s a frivolous, festive and fun post today, as well as being by way of an on-line greeting for my daughter, Hannah, as today is her birthday! Not only is it Hannah’s birthday, but it… 

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A Peep in my Pantry! Spices, Sauces, Pudding Bowls and Pulses……

Assorted pulses and cocoa

A Peep in my Pantry! Spices, Sauces, Pudding Bowls and Pulses…… If like me you are a bit nosy about what other food writers and food bloggers have in their cupboards, so to speak, then you will love the challenge that Dom over at Belleau Kitchen has set us this month for Random Recipes #35;… 

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Lest we Forget: Remembrance Sunday and The Wartime Kitchen Recipes

Spiced Mixed Fruit Roll in a Baked Bean Tin

Lest we Forget: Remembrance Sunday and The Wartime Kitchen Recipes Today is a reflective day for me, a day to remember all those who have died in both World Wars as well as other and continuing conflicts, both home and abroad. It IS a sad and sombre day, but it is a day to recognise just how… 

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Organic UK Naturally Different and a NEW Recipe: Maple, Almond & Pecan Granola with Blueberries

Organic UK Naturally Different and a NEW Recipe: Maple, Almond & Pecan Granola with Blueberries

Organic UK Naturally Different and a NEW Recipe: Maple, Almond & Pecan Granola with Blueberries It has been a real pleasure to be part of the Organic UK Naturally Different campaign over the last eight months, and I was delighted when I was asked to be Organic UK’s blogger ambassador as I totally believe in the organic… 

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