Picnics in Fairy Land! My Newfoundland “Lighthouse Picnics” Experience

Lighthouse Picnics

Picnics in Fairy Land! My Newfoundland “Lighthouse Picnics” Experience Dreams are made of this……. Bite-sized Chunks of my Culinary Adventures in Newfoundland: Part Five – Fairies and Lighthouses with Sandwiches on the Cliff – my last day in Newfoundland…… Hello and welcome to Fairy Land! Well, not fairy land actually, but that’s what I thought… 

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Giveaway: Win a Mermaid Roasting Dish with Rack for Sunday Lunches! RRP: £50

DUKKAH CRUSTED ROAST CHICKEN AND VEGETABLES WITH A FRESH MINT DRESSING

Giveaway: Win a Mermaid Roasting Dish with Rack for Sunday Lunches! RRP: £50 There is nothing as nice as a BIG family get together for Sunday Lunch or a special occasion and I am often faced with the problem of not having a big enough roasting tin when that happens! If you are in the… 

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A Snack for Viewing The World Cup Semi-Final: Argentinian Picada

Argentinean Picada

A Snack for Viewing The World Cup Semi-Final: Argentinian Picada I am going to “fess up” now, I am not a Football follower or fan, I watch Rugby Union and Cricket, but not football! So, I hope all footie fans are still talking to me now…….however, I am interested in the World Cup insofar that… 

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Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner for July: Peas, Roast Fennel, Cheese Pie and Cherry Cake

Fresh Cherry Loaf Cake

Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner for July: Peas, Roast Fennel, Cheese Pie and Cherry Cake Core ingredients for July: Cheese, Spinach, Peas, Tomatoes, Fennel and Cherries Menu Plan and Recipes for July: Pea and Mint Pesto Roast Fennel, Tomatoes and Onions Cheese, Spinach and Dill Filo Pie Fresh Cherry Loaf Cake Welcome to July’s Thrifty… 

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My Singapore Fling! Cocktails in the Sky & Street Food on the Ground: A Photo Diary

Singapore Slings at the Long Bar Raffles Hotel

My Singapore Fling! Cocktails in the Sky & Street Food on the Ground: A Photo Diary Welcome to my first “Singapore Fling” post, a photo diary teaser to whet your appetite, and dazzle your senses……a veritable treasure trove of fine dining and cocktails, spice and champagne, flowers and fruit, museums and massages as well as… 

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Cooking with Herbs – July Challenge: Beautiful Basil………

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- Cooking with Herbs – July Challenge: Beautiful Basil……… Welcome to July and a NEW Cooking with Herbs challenge! Before I announce the theme for this month, I just want to say a BIG thanks to Linzi of Lancashire Food for hosting the challenge last month, she has loads of fabulous entries and you can… 

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The Big Allotment Challenge: Guest Book Review by Vivien Lloyd

The Big Allotment Challenge: Guest Book Review by Vivien Lloyd

The Big Allotment Challenge: Guest Book Review by Vivien Lloyd Regular readers will know that I rarely publish “guest posts”, mainly as I am a confident and prolific writer with lots to say and I am loathe to “share my space” here! However, I make the exception when the guest writer on Lavender and Lovage… 

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An Easy Midweek Summer Recipe: Tabbouleh Stuffed Tomatoes

An Easy Midweek Summer Recipe: Tabbouleh Stuffed Tomatoes

An Easy Midweek Summer Recipe: Tabbouleh Stuffed Tomatoes Now that summer seems to have officially arrived in the UK, and France, it’ s nice to spend a bit more time outside and maybe a little less time in the kitchen.  So, it’s time to look at simple and easy to prepare recipes, ones that will… 

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Fiddlehead Ferns, Foraging and a Traditional Newfoundland Jiggs Dinner

Newfoundland Jiggs Dinner

Fiddlehead Ferns, Foraging and a Traditional Newfoundland Jiggs Dinner Dreams are made of this……. Bite-sized Chunks of my Culinary Adventures in Newfoundland: Part Four – Foraging, Iceberg Hunting and Friends, the culinary trip continues…… The dawn light stealthily stole over St John’s highlighting the colourful “jellybean” clapboard houses that glowed like promised sweeties in a… 

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Magical Midsummer’s Eve: Elderflower and Strawberry Cordial/Syrup

Making Elderflower and Strawberry Cordial

Magical Midsummer’s Eve: Elderflower and Strawberry Cordial/Syrup Tonight is the night for faeries, magic and mystical revelry, June the 23rd is Midsummer’s Eve, the day before Midsummer Day, also known as St John’s Day, it is the ancient middle of summer as well as the nativity of St John the Baptist. Midsummer, not to be confused… 

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