Giveaway & Romantic Cocktail Recipes: Bloom Gin (RRP: £24)

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Giveaway & Romantic Cocktail Recipes: Win a bottle of Bloom Gin (RRP: £24) Yes, I know that the weather is cold here in the UK, but, there is some good news on the horizon, there are lots of events to look forward to, such as Valentine’s Day, Pancake Day, Mother’s Day and SPRING! And, to… 

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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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The Lavender and Lovage 2014 Calendar of Food, Ingredients and Recipes

The Lavender and Lovage 2014 Calendar of Food, Ingredients and Recipes

  The Lavender and Lovage 2014 Calendar of Food, Ingredients and Recipes A VERY big Happy New Year to all of my readers, and as usual, I would like to share some of my recipes over the last year in a “calendar” format…….here’s to a very happy 2015 and I am wishing you all a healthy,… 

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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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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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A Sunday Roast with Heston Blumenthal: Roast Leg of Lamb with Anchovy, Rosemary and Garlic

Oven Pride Roast Dinner

A Sunday Roast with Heston Blumenthal: Roast Leg of Lamb with Anchovy, Rosemary and Garlic I love a proper Sunday Roast dinner and I try to cook one for all my family (and friends) at least two or three times a month; so, when Oven Pride contacted me to ask if I would like to… 

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Giveaway: Spice Drops Wooden Chest of 9 Spices RRP: £30 AND Mulled Wine Recipe

Mulled Wine

Giveaway: Spice Drops Wooden Chest of 9 Spices RRP: £30 AND Mulled Wine Recipe Today’s SPICY Giveaway has been kindly donated by Gouri from Spice Drops® and is a fabulous wooden chest filled with NINE spice drops! So, what are Spice Drops? Holy Lama Spice Drops are fabulous and fresh tasting herbs and spices down to… 

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A Small Christmas Dinner: Bacon Wrapped Turkey Breast and Sausage Stuffing Loaf

Bacon Wrapped Turkey Breast

A Small Christmas Dinner: Bacon Wrapped Turkey Breast and Sausage Stuffing Loaf Picture the scene, a long table laden with food, the pride of place going to a glossy, bronzed roast turkey surrounded by discarded paper hats, golden roast potatoes, sprouts, honey roast parsnips and ruby-red spiced cabbage; happy, smiling faces of all ages look on at the feast… 

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Giveaway: WIN A Thornton’s Taste of Christmas Chocolate Hamper RRP: £80

Giveaway: WIN A Thornton's Taste of Christmas Chocolate Hamper RRP: £80

Giveaway: WIN A Thornton’s Taste of Christmas Chocolate Hamper RRP: £80 Today is a great day for chocolate lovers, as I have an amazing Thornton’s Chocolate Taste of Christmas Chocolate Hamper (RRp £80) to offer as a wonderful prize for all Lavender and Lovage readers! With thanks to all the lovely people over at Thornton’s Chocolates… 

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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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