Cast Iron Recipes! Cooking with “Le Creuset”: Comfort Chicken Casserole

Comfort Le Creuset Chicken Casserole

Cast Iron Recipes! Cooking with “Le Creuset” Comfort Chicken Casserole What could be better than a comforting plate of chicken casserole as autumn leaves begin to fall in their hundreds and aromatic wood smoke spirals around brick chimneys……….pearl grey mists greet me on my way down to open up the chickens every morning and the Robin is sporting… 

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Giveaway: WIN a Countdown Slow Cooker Crock-Pot & Crock-Pot Warmer RRP: £74:98

CrockTober Crock Pot

  Giveaway: WIN a Countdown Slow Cooker Crock-Pot & Crock-Pot Warmer RRP: £74:98 Welcome to a NEW Giveaway on Lavender and Lovage! To celebrate October, Crock-Pot has chosen some of their favourite blogs to celebrate Crocktober, a month of cooking LONG and SLOW in a Crock Pot Slow Cooker…….my recipe will be up over the… 

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British Egg Week & Egg-Cellent Recipes: 5:2 Diet Egg, Artichoke and Salmon Salad

Egg, Artichoke and Salmon Salad (5:2 Diet)

British Egg Week & Egg-Cellent Recipes: 5:2 Diet Egg, Artichoke and Salmon Salad This weeks marks British Egg Week, and as a “chicken mother”, I am a bit of an egg addict! I have three hens, Mavis who is a Black Rock, Gertie is a Bluebell and Blanche is a Sussex Light; they lay three eggs… 

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Thrifty & Organic October: Pork & Apples with French Style Lentils and Salted Chocolate Brownies

Sea Salt Chocolate Fudge Brownies with Walnuts

Thrifty & Organic October: Pork & Apples with French Style Lentils and Salted Chocolate Brownies Core Ingredients for October: Pork, Pumpkin, Apples, Lentils, Cabbage and Chocolate Menu Plan and Recipes for October: Meat Free “Garbure” Soup with Cabbage and Pumpkin Pork Steaks with Apples, Sage and Cider Apple Vinegar French style Braised Lentils Sea Salt… 

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Cooking with Herbs for October: Scarborough Fair Herbs

Cooking with Herbs for October: Scarborough Fair Herbs

Cooking with Herbs for October: Scarborough Fair Herbs Welcome to October and it can be said that Autumn is really here now, although there are glimmers of summer with some sunny warm days. For this month’s Cooking with Herbs challenge, I am suggesting a them of “Scarborough Fair” Herbs, so that’s “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme”,… 

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Mediterranean Herbs Cookbook: Cooking with Herbs Round-Up for September

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Mediterranean Herbs Cookbook: Cooking with Herbs Round-Up for September Welcome to the BIG Mediterranean cooking with herbs round up for September! What a wonderful month we had with plenty of herbal entries being sent in……from bread to muffins with the odd caramel in between, there’s lots of inspirational recipes to choose from, as you can see from the images in the… 

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October Tea Time Treats – Cooking and Baking with VEGETABLES!

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- October Tea Time Treats – Cooking and Baking with VEGETABLES! Welcome to a NEW challenge of Tea Time Treats for OCTOBER! Tea Time Treats is in its THIRD year, and October 2014 marks its THIRD birthday – this is the 36th challenge!  I love hosting it along with my co-host Jane of The Hedgecombers………on-line… 

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Food Bloggers Meet-Up at Le Restaurant de PAUL, London

Food Bloggers Meeting at Le Restaurant de PAUL, London

Food Bloggers Meet-Up at Le Restaurant de PAUL, London I am an avid aficionado of Paul’s Boulangeries, they are to be found in every railway station and airport in France, and many a time one of their crusty filled baguette sandwiches has sated my appetite whilst travelling…….founded in 1889, they symbolise everything that is great… 

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Secret Recipe Club: Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches with Ham, Eggs and Cheese

Secret Recipe Club: Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches with Ham, Eggs and Cheese

Secret Recipe Club: Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches with Ham, Eggs and Cheese Here we are again, another reveal day for the Secret Recipe Club……..and this month I have a fabulous recipe for all those people who say they don’t have time to eat breakfast, Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches with Ham, Eggs and Cheese, easy to make and… 

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Travel, Dine & Wine in Style on Celebrity Equinox around the Mediterranean

Wine Tasting on Celebrity Equinox

Travel, Dine & Wine in Style on Celebrity Equinox around the Mediterranean The Art of Cruising……Celebrity Cruises style Photo Diary Teaser Part One The art of Cruising should be a subject for study, in my humble opinion, and I was lucky enough to be a student in the art last week when I was a guest… 

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