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Baking

  • Perfect summer salad
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    Perfect Summer Salad

    It’s bank holiday weekend and, surprisingly, the British sun has come out to play!   Nothing for it but to fire up the barbie and eat outdoors.  And what a perfect night we’ve just…

    May 29, 2016
  • Healthy power bars recipe
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    Fruity Nutty Power Bars

    These delicious little beauties are packed full of dried seeds and nuts so they’re perfect for a vitamin boost.  They have golden syrup, muscovado sugar and butter in them so I’m not going all…

    May 27, 2016
  • Cold Kicking combo of hot lemon and honey
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    Four ways to conquer colds

    I’m now five days in to a chest infection and cold and am feeling pretty miserable. With regular bouts of coughing and spluttering, washed down with antibiotics and flu remedy pills I don’t seem…

    April 7, 2016
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    Incredible Gurkha Curry

    This week my tastebuds were in for a riotous treat at the annual Gurkha Welfare Trust ‘bhat’ (curry) night.  In a packed TA centre, our plates groaned as we piled them high with pork,…

    March 20, 2016
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    The Greatest Granola

    I’ve got through January by quaffing wine and eating copious amounts of cake.  I’ve felt like I’m heading into hibernation rather than a new year fitness goddess – I ran, once – and my…

    January 29, 2016
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    Perfect Spiced Aromatic Ham

    As the party clock struck 11pm (see previous post) and the naughty punch munchies kicked in, we served platters of Brie and Cheddar, hunks of French bread, slices of turkey and the most divine…

    December 31, 2015
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    Maintaining Tradition

    I’m going out on a limb here but I think my family makes the best mince pies.  Courtesy of my Mum’s incredible homemade mincemeat recipe, I have been lucky enough to eat these little…

    November 21, 2015
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    Crab Apple Capers

      OK, so making crab apple jelly took two attempts but I’m glad I stuck with it and am totally chuffed to bits with the outcome.  I’ve only ever made jam once and it…

    October 18, 2015
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    Vintage Fudge

      When I was knee high to a grasshopper, one of my favourite treats was to tuck into a pile of homemade crumbly fudge.  Mum only ventured to make it on high days and…

    August 18, 2015