St Patrick’s Day Feast: Soda Bread, Ulster Fry & Salt Beef with Champ

Soda Bread

St Patrick’s Day Feast: Soda Bread, Ulster Fry & Salt Beef with Champ St Patrick’s Day is just under a week away now, and although I’m not Irish, I welcome the opportunity to cook Irish food for my friends and family. There’s something very honest and wholesome about traditional Irish fare, and so when Ocado contacted… 

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Making an Easy Enchilada Sauce in under a Minute! (Easy Enchilada Sauce Recipe)

Enchilada Sauce

Making an Easy Enchilada Sauce in under a Minute! (Easy Enchilada Sauce Recipe) Today’s recipe is for Easy Enchilada Sauce – and I’m chuffed to dried chillies with the recipe, as it delivers everything I am looking for in a spicy sauce – it’s easy, quick, tasty and fulfils my desire for Mexican fare! I know… 

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Smart Phone Photography and what £100 gets you in France for a Day Out!

La Tremblade

Smart Phone Photography and what £100 gets you in France for a Day Out! Towards to end of last year, I was sent a Huawei Ascend Y550 smart phone along with £100, the challenge was to see just how much £100 gets you on a day out! The phone is very sleek, and has lots of apps, as… 

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Popping the Weight Loss with Smoky Low Calorie Cheese & Pimento Dip and Chips!

Popping the Weight Loss with Smoky Low Calorie Cheese & Pimento Dip and Chips!

Popping the Weight Loss with Smoky Low Calorie Cheese & Pimento Dip and Chips! So, the festive period is over, the turkey has been eaten, several times over, the crackers have been pulled, the tree is bare and the carpet is pine needle green, the lights are down the waistbands are stretched……it’s been a jolly old… 

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Kettner’s Afternoon Tea with Laurent-Perrier Champagne Tasting Flight

Afternoon Tea with Laurent-Perrier Champagne Tasting Flight

Kettner’s Afternoon Tea with Laurent-Perrier Champagne Tasting Flight Kettner’s an institution in the best possible sense…….straddling a large portion of Romily Street in Soho, London, Kettner’s occupies four elegant Georgian Townhouses and was originally opened as a restaurant in 1867 by Auguste Kettner, chef to Napoleon III no less. It soon became infamous for the… 

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New Year Cocktails, Mocktails and Christmas Leftovers! Sugar Plum Fairy Cocktail

Sugar Plum Fairy Cocktail

New Year Cocktails, Mocktails and Christmas Leftovers! Sugar Plum Fairy Cocktail Hello! I have been absent for a few days, as some of you might have noticed, enjoying Christmas and the ensuing festive period, with family and friends. I’m back today to share some  of my festive moments, as well as a pretty delectable cocktail, that… 

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Edible Gifts, Vegan Christmas Pie, Trifle, Turkey & Yorkshire Tea Time Treats Hamper

Christms Pudding in a Jar (Gift in a Jar)

Edible Gifts, Vegan Christmas Pie, Trifle, Turkey & Yorkshire Tea Time Treats Hamper Welcome to my last review and commissioned recipe post of 2014! With only two days to Christmas Day now, I am sharing some fabulous recipes for an edible gift in a jar, a vegan showstopper pie, a Gluten-Free boozy trifle, a leftover… 

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Perfect for Christmas Sandwiches: Garlic and Shallot Country Style Bread (Breadmaker)

Perfect for Christmas Sandwiches: Garlic and Shallot Country Style Bread (Breadmaker)

  Perfect for Christmas Sandwiches: Garlic and Shallot Country Style Bread (Breadmaker) Today is the last Sunday in Advent, which means that Christmas day is very close……I’ve been cleaning, polishing, decorating, making beds, setting tables, writing cards, baking and cooking, with many of my bakes and meals making their way into the freezer. And, with… 

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Christmas Party Canapés! Cheese and Celery Pinwheels (Whirls)

Cheese and Celery Whirls

Christmas Party Canapés! Cheese and Celery Pinwheels (Whirls) I have fallen in love with canapés and small bites this year, and I am convinced that all you need is a table filled with tasty canapés, both savoury and sweet, and then a “sit-down” meal is not required. It all started with my special Thrifty and Organic… 

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Self-Publish with Books from Blurb

Self-Publish with Books from Blurb

Self-Publish with Books from Blurb Doesn’t everyone want to have their own book published, it’s most people’s dream to see their name in print along with their life stories, diary notes and recipes…..and if you are an avid photographer, it’s even better to see all of your images published too. Well, if you are keen to… 

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