Easter delights

If the thought of Easter baking floats your boat, whether it’s the making or indeed the eating (I am almost certainly witnessing a sea of hands held high here!) then seek no further. Palm Sunday is a mere four weeks … Continue reading

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Friday night supper

I find it far harder to muster the energy for cooking after a long hard-working week, and I know I’m not alone.  I struggle for inspiration when all I long for is a quick-fix supper, meaning less time tied to the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s gingerbread cookies

For all you domestic goddesses (and gods!), when amour is in the air….bake with love. Happy Valentine’s to all my readers ♥ Valentine’s gingerbread cookies Makes about 40 small cookies Prep 30 minutes, plus cooling time Cook 20 minutes You will … Continue reading

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Tempting yet simple festive recipes

Where has the year gone? Only yesterday it felt like summer and yet, in the blink of an eye, Christmas is bright on the horizon with the New Year hot on its heels. There are now only 12 days to … Continue reading

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Winter is here; time for a festive snuggle with Rekorderlig cider

In dictionary terms, [Rek-order-lig] translates as ‘reliable, trustworthy and down to earth’. With Christmas anticipation growing for us all, ‘these three words’ are a guarantee ‘of comfort and joy’! (I’m sorry, I just couldn’t help myself). If you know your Brambles … Continue reading

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Pop-up heaven ‘Purl at The Bedford’

One of the original pioneers of alchemist mixology, 1920s-inspired Purl has blessed us mere mortals with their latest pop up grand opening on the 5th November, taking up residency at The Bedford in Balham. With their usual abode based in … Continue reading

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Ecuadorian Promises; a taste of Latin America

Autumn is often a starting point when new ideas are considered and plans are realised. With a colourful array of world cuisine now available at our finger tips, tickling our minute and curious taste buds, now more than ever seems … Continue reading

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Baileys Chocolat Luxe press launch event

Baileys, one of the original pioneers of the after-dinner, sweet liquor market has enjoyed universal appeal since launching in 1974. Having been a long-established guilty pleasure of my own, without fail, a bottle will always hold a special place in my alcohol … Continue reading

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Virtuous Vanilla bean recipes

Oh how I love everything about Vanilla. It will always have my vote amongst the endless list of flavourings, evoking happy memories of childhood glee; by which I mean finger-licking the remainder of sponge mixture from our Mason Cash bowl. … Continue reading

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