The Great British Bake Off: My Mary Berry Inspired Florentines Recipe with Stem Ginger

Florentines

The Great British Bake Off: My Mary Berry Inspired Florentines Recipe with Stem Ginger This week on The Great British Bake Off it was “Biscuit” week…….as in cookies, for my North American readers, and not scone type quick breads! The programme opened with a challenge to make one of my favourite types of biscuit, savoury biscuits,… 

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Fine Dining, Champagne & Excellent Service: Flying Business Class with Singapore Airlines

Satay

W Fine Dining, Champagne & Excellent Service: Flying Business Class with Singapore Airlines “It is better to travel well than to arrive” is a famous quote, probably originating from a phrase in Robert Louis Stevenson’s book El Dorado where he says “To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive”….and this was certainly true… 

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Giveaway: Win a “Discover the Origin” Hamper of Ham, Wine, Port & Cheese (RRP£70)

Discover the Origin

Giveaway: Win a “Discover the Origin” Hamper of Ham, Wine, Port & Cheese (RRP£70) I don’t know about you, but I love the products promoted by Discover the Origin – I use them a lot in my day-to-day cooking and I particularity love the quality guaranteed in all of them. Discover the Origin is a campaign financed with… 

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The Great British Bake Off and my Mary Berry Cherry Cake Recipe

The Great British Bake Off and my Mary Berry Cherry Cake Recipe

The Great British Bake Off and my Mary Berry Cherry Cake Recipe Last week saw the start of The Great British Bake Off, and along with many thousands of others, I sat transfixed as the start of  series five started to unfold. As the twelve contestants started to bake their way through week one of “Cakes”,… 

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Celebrate Eating As a Family: Win £250 to spend on a Dining Table & Chairs from Wren Living

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Giveaway: Celebrate Eating As a Family: Win £250 to spend on a Dining Table & Chairs from Wren Living (In-Store) I much prefer eating as a family – in the evenings after school and work – it’s a chance to relax, chat and enjoy time together. It’s not just the food, although that is the… 

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Roasted Graffiti Aubergines & Sweet Peppers in Chilli Oil with Halloumi & Sourdough Toasts

Roasted Graffiti Aubergines & Sweet Peppers in Chilli Oil with with Halloumi & Sourdough Toasts

Roasted Graffiti Aubergines & Sweet Peppers in Chilli Oil with Halloumi & Sourdough Toasts My love of cooking (and baking) stems from many sources – watching both grandmothers and my mum bake and cook, enjoying special meals out as a family when I was little, as well as shopping and seeing new and exciting ingredients. So,… 

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Blue & White Owls, Penzance and Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps (5:2 Diet)

Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

Blue & White Owls, Penzance and Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps (5:2 Diet) It’s been a while since I shared a new 5:2 diet recipe, and to be honest, I have fallen off the 5:2 diet wagon a wee bit over the last few months as I have been away so much; but, I have only… 

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August Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner: An American Style “Pot Luck” Summer Supper

Baked Meatballs

August Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner: An American Style “Pot Luck” Summer Supper Core Ingredients for August: Minced Beef, Courgettes, Red Peppers, Onions, Pasta and Raspberries Meal Plan and Recipes for August: Hidden Veg Baked Meatball Subs (Sandwiches) Amish Style Macaroni Salad Raspberry & Almond Crisp “Pot Luck Supper” “A potluck is a gathering of… 

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August Cooking with Herbs: Summer Herbs & Flowers

Herbs

August Cooking with Herbs: Summer Herbs & Flowers Welcome to a new Cooking with Herbs challenge for August; last month we had an amazing 39 entries and the round up for those recipes is here: Cooking with Herbs: A Virtual Herbal Cookbook & Round-Up of Recipes! Thanks to ALL of  you who entered……this month is a summer… 

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August Tea Time Treats: Pack up a Picnic! Picnic Food & Picnic Treats

August Tea Time Treats: Pack up a Picnic! Picnic Food & Picnic Treats

August Tea Time Treats: Pack up a Picnic! Picnic Food & Picnic Treats Hello and WELCOME to a NEW Tea Time Treats challenge! August is a month of summer holidays, whether its a “staycation” at home, or an exotic holiday abroad, it’s a month of family, friends, food and fun…….and what better way to celebrate… 

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