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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From the Lavender and Lovage Christmas Kitchen: A Luxury Hamper, Puddings, Yule Logs and More…..

Christmas Pudding in Penzance Bowls from Churchill China

From the Lavender and Lovage Christmas Kitchen: A Luxury Hamper, Puddings, Yule Logs and More….. It’s that time of the year, and month, again, when I invite you to view some of the beautiful ingredients and products that have made it into the Lavender and Lovage Kitchen over the last few weeks…….with Christmas fast approaching,… 

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From The Lavender and Lovage Bakery: Country Style Walnut Bread Rolls

From The Lavender and Lovage Bakery: Country Style Walnut Bread Rolls

From The Lavender and Lovage Bakery: Country Style Walnut Bread Rolls Home-made bread, you cannot beat it, especially when the bread in question are small rustic style bread rolls studded with walnuts with a floury finish…..and, especially when time is at a premium and the dough is mixed, kneaded and proved in a bread maker,… 

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British Carrots: Sticky Roast Chantenay Carrot Medley with Pomegranate Molasses

Sticky Roast Chantenay Carrot Medley with Pomegranate Molasses

Where Our Food Comes From……. British Carrots: Sticky Roast Chantenay Carrot Medley with Pomegranate Molasses Welcome to a new series of posts called “Where Our Food Comes From”……..over the last few months I have been lucky enough to visit numerous factories, farms, orchards and food events where the focus has been all about home-grown British… 

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