A Trio of Christmas Recipes: Vegan Pithivier Pie, Mincemeat Pudding & Mulled Wine

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A Trio of Christmas Recipes: Vegan Pithivier Pie, Mincemeat Pudding & Mulled Wine Christmas is only two and half weeks ago now, and I’m gearing up in the kitchen with easy to make recipes, not only for readers on Lavender and Lovage, but also for other magazines and sites I write for on a regular… 

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Giveaway: Win one of TWO Award Winning Figgy’s Christmas Puddings

Figgy's Puddings

Giveaway: Win one of TWO Award Winning Figgy’s Christmas Puddings Today’s NEW giveaway is unashamedly CHRISTMASSY! I am offering TWO beautiful hand-made Christmas Puddings that have very kindly been donated by Figgy’s Puddings.  Figgy’s are a husband and wife team (plus two small helpers) based in Devon. They’ve always made their own Christmas Puddings, and often gave them… 

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Countdown to Christmas: Recipe Ideas, Edible Gift Ideas and Meal Plans

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Countdown to Christmas: Recipe Ideas, Edible Gift Ideas and Meal Plans A very Merry Christmas to all my readers! This will be my last post before Christmas Day and it is also the last in my “Countdown to Christmas” mini series. Today I had planned to share another quick and easy recipe with you, but unfortunately I have… 

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November Tea Time Treats Round-Up

Glazed Dried Fruit Cake

November Tea Time Treats Round-Up Welcome to a BIG FRUITY round-up of Tea Time Treats for November! The theme was DRIED FRUITS and as you can see, we had a veritable plethora of all things dried and fruity! There were cakes, biscuits, bread, tarts, poached fruits, fudge and so much more, and all of them… 

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Stir Up Sunday: Quick and Easy Microwave Mincemeat Christmas Pudding Recipe

Stir Up Sunday: Quick and Easy Microwave Mincemeat Christmas Pudding Recipe

Stir Up Sunday: Quick and Easy Microwave Mincemeat Christmas Pudding Recipe Today is Stir Up Sunday, which means that Christmas is only a whisker away now, well exactly 4 weeks to be exact. I have shared many traditions and customs for this special day it the culinary calendar, which you can read here Stir Up Sunday, Traditions and my Traditional Victorian… 

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Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner: Honey Roast Chicken, Hand Pies and Bread & Butter Pudding Recipes

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 Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner: Honey Roast Chicken, Hand Pies and Bread & Butter Pudding Recipes February Core Ingredients: Rhubarb; Carrots; Potatoes; Swede; Chicken and Honey It gives me great pleasure to announce to all of my readers that I will be working in partnership with Organic UK for the next eight months. I will be creating thrifty… 

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A Selection of Luxury Gift Hampers from Harrods…..on my Christmas Wish List

The Opulence Hamper

 A Selection of Luxury Gift Hampers from Harrods….. on my Christmas Wish List Oh no, I have mentioned the “C” word already, but, one DOES have to be prepared, and what does one do for Christmas gifts for the family, buy a luxury gift hamper of course! I have always been drawn to hampers as… 

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Meal Planning Monday with Cake, Berries, Dorset Blue Vinny and Ploughman’s Lunches!

Monday Meal PLan

Meal Planning Monday with Cake, Berries, Dorset Blue Vinny and Ploughman’s Lunches! Here we are with another Monday Meal Plan – and as usual, I am already half way through Monday before I post it……sorry! Last week’s meal plan was a great success and apart from one day, I  managed to stick to it and… 

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The Secret Recipe Club: A Sweet Treat with Chocolate Fondue and Fresh Fruit Dippers

Chocolate Fondue

The Secret Recipe Club: A Sweet Treat with Chocolate Fondue and Fresh Fruit Dippers How the month has flown……..and it’s already the BIG REVEAL day for The Secret Recipe Club. I love being involved with The Secret Recipe Club – you are assigned a “secret” blog and from that blog you choose a recipe to… 

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Muddling Along, Summer Memories: Jumble Berry Crumble with Shortbread Topping

Jumbleberry Crumble with Shortbread Topping

Muddling Along,  Summer Memories and Jumble Berry Crumble  with Shortbread Topping  Friday 19th August 2011 Vendredi 19 Août 2011 ~ St Jean Eudes  I am in a bit of a muddle today, it has been so busy that I need a holiday……..we have B and B guests here ~ really lovely people, so it was… 

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