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Celebrate National Tea Day with this Skinnylicious Vanilla Cake

I’m not great at keeping on top of calendar days but I recently found out the tomorrow Is National Tea Day, and as it happens to be the Queen’s birthday as well, it’s only fitting that I share few delicious cake recipes that will taste oh so delicious when paired with tea. This vanilla cake recipe is made by the …

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Christmas Recipes: Apricot Mince Pies

Looking for Christmas food ideas? Then you’re in luck, this delicious Christmas recipe of Apricot mince pies developed by Moyra Fraser for Bonne Maman is just what you need to get in the festive mood.  Ingredients 100g (3 ½ oz) unsalted butter, at room temperature and cubed, plus extra for greasing 200g (7 oz) plain flour, plus extra for dusting …

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Chocolate Recipes: Rich Brownies

It’s Chocolate Week so my inner chocoholic has come out to play. I don’t have much of a sweet tooth but I do indulge during this time, after all, chocolate week comes around just once a year. Made with Chocolate and Love Rich Dark chocolates, teamed up with delicious pecan to create one of the best tasting brownies. I left …

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Autumn Recipes: Roasted Potatoes and Chestnuts with Parma Ham

Here’s a simple yet rich recipe which celebrates the arrival of chestnut season, one of the true flavours of autumn. This warm and homey dish with chestnuts, roasted potatoes and Parma Ham is the perfect choice for cold autumn weekends. Ingredients 700g potatoes 400g chestnuts 100g Parma Ham in strips Some slices of Parma Ham 1 small spring of rosemary, …

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British Pie Week: Redcurrant Pie Recipe

As promised, here’s another pie recipe to celebrate British Pie Week, again courtesy of our friends at BerryWorld. This recipe will really make your weekend; it’s pie oozing sweet rich fruit under layers of crisp flaky pastry 🙂 Serves: 4-6 Prep time: 20mins Cook time: 40 mins You’ll Need: 400g flaky pastry 1 egg white 450g redcurrants 110g castor sugar …

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British Pie Week: Blackberry Almond Tart

There’s a lot going on in March, in fact, if you blink you might miss it. Yes, Wednesday was International Women’s Day but don’t forget this whole week (March 6 – 12) is British Pie Week. And as a foodie, I wouldn’t pass up the chance to share some awesome Pie recipes with you 🙂 In honour of Pie Week, …

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Strawberry and Rhubarb Crumble Recipe

Stuck in a winter rut? Not to worry, I’ve got this perfect Strawberry and Rhubarb Crumble recipe from Berryworld which is warming but still tastes like summer to cheer you up. Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes You’ll need 500g rhubarb 100ml water 100 grams golden caster sugar 1 tbsp Stones ginger wine 250g strawberries 75g …

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Recipe: Overnight Oats with Raspberry Chia Jam

It’s a new year and like most of you, I’ve resolved to make a few healthy changes to improve my health and hopefully drop a few pounds. Nothing says healthy living like one of last year’s healthy food trends – overnight oats and I was lucky enough to try this Overnight Oats with Raspberry Chia Jam recipe courtesy of Berry …

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Recipe: Homemade Mince Pies

Homemade mincemeat is absolutely delicious and this version is very quick and simple to make. The mincemeat and pastry recipe can also be used to make a large tart, which works very well as a Christmas dessert served with ginger ice cream or brandy flavoured crème anglaise. For the pastry: 225g/8oz plain flour 140g/5oz butter, cut into cubes Pinch of …

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Recipe: The Big Smoke Winter Cockt-Ale

The first of many festive recipes coming your way. This Big Smoke Winter Cockt-Ale is soothing, warming and oh-so more-ish! Method 1 x 500ml bottle of porter (a dark beer brewed by several breweries including Fuller’s) 1 x 500ml of medium dry cider (such as Cornish Orchards Gold) Add a sprinkle of smoked paprika If serving mulled, gently warm the …

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