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Slow Braised Lamb Shoulder

Lamb Recipes Recipe of the day is Slow Braised Lamb Shoulder with Pears and Potatoes. This delicious Lamb recipe serves 6-8 people and takes 5 hours 30 minutes to cook. (this dish is not recommended for cooking on a high heat.) Ingredients: 1.5kg lamb shoulder (boned and rolled, you can ask your butcher for this) 3 pears (peeled, cored and …

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Sensodyne Complete Protection

Last Thursday, I attended the official launch of Sensodyne Complete Protection – a new multi-protection toothpaste which combines seven benefits (sensitivity, enamel protection, clean feeling, gum protection, fresh mouth, plague protection and teeth whitening) in the one toothpaste. SENSODYNE is a household name when it comes to formulated products for sensitive teeth so what makes the latest addition – Sensodyne …

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Wild Alaska Pacific cod loins

Recipe of the day is Wild Alaska Pacific cod loins with a pistachio and lime crust and served with a fennel and broad been salad. Recipe makes serves four. Ingredients 4 x 150g wild Alaska Pacific cod fillets zest and juice of 2 limes 50g pistachios, chopped 25g dry white breadcrumbs 2 tbsp olive oil salt and pepper Dressing: juice of …

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Top tips for achieving a perfect fit.

Sewing Tips from Simplicity: Searching for the perfect fit can be a tricky task, with many high street outfits not catering for the fact that women come in different shapes and sizes. Inspiring fashion lovers to embrace the current sewing revival and create beautifully fitted garments is Wendy Gardiner- sewing advisor to sewing pattern experts, Simplicity. Here are figure flattering …

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Thai-style Parma Ham spring rolls

Recipe of the day is this fantastic Thai-style Parma Ham spring rolls. It’s delicious, easy to make and nutritious to boot. This Spring rolls recipe makes 24. Spring Rolls Ingredients 12 slices Parma Ham 1 red chilli, finely sliced ½ carrot, finely sliced ¼ green pepper ¼ red pepper 60g bamboo shoots, finely sliced 50g bean sprouts 1 handful roughly …

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Review: Saint Premium Lager

New low carb British Lager with no sugar. I recently came across a new low carb, no sugar larger on the market called Saint. I know I sometimes go on a bit about beers having recently written about the 0 calorie, beer flavoured drink Equator that foamed and tasted like actual beer, but there really are times when only a nice …

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Review: Dr Zak’s High Protein Bread

I did a skip and a dance when I received my Dr Zak’s high protein bread through the post a few days ago. I had very high expectations for this bread because high protein means less carbs thus eliminating worries about putting on weight, right? Hold on to that thought. As I took it out of its delivery box, it …

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Horseradish Cornish New Potato Salad

Recipe of the day is this fantastic Horseradish Cornish New Potato Salad with Cornish Devilled Mackerel which serves 4. This potato salad recipe is not just easy to make but has fantastic health benefits as well. The mackerel contains protein, the antioxidant Coenzyme Q10 which helps prevent certain cancers and has several health benefits such as heart health, making the blood …

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August Beauty Picks

Beauty Picks, previously Beauty Gems of the week has been away for a while but it’s back with a few tweaks. It is now monthly instead of weekly and has been renamed Beauty Picks. For the month of August, we are still very much in the Summer mode and focused on beautiful skin products and treatments that make those skin …

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Third James Bond Fragrance to Launch

Bond is back! James Bond fans will be happy to know that the hugely popular James Bond Fragrance franchise is back with the third instalment, Quantum which is launching exclusively at Harrods this month. Quantum has two accords, opens with juniper berries, reminiscent of Bond’s trademark tipple; the martini, and energizing bergamot. Sandalwood completes the trio in the “Raw Masculinity” …

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