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A new way to love your veg – try Miso Veg


Miso Veg Sometimes, you just need to try something different to make you realise that actually you do like a certain vegetable! I have heard many people say they do not like aubergine and that astounds me! Sure, if you chop it up and boil it then I am totally in agreement with you! That is not how you cook…

Love these four fantastic ways with seasonal rhubarb


Love these four fantastic ways with seasonal rhubarb Rhubarb is one of those fruits which I think is often overlooked. We have always grown rhubarb. We had it at home growing up, I have it in the garden and of course, I have a plentiful supply on the allotment! If you are looking for rhubarb recipe ideas, then keep reading!…

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earth day poster on a tree

Happy Earth Day… what are you doing?


Happy Earth Day… What are you doing? Each year, 22nd April is classed as ‘Earth Day‘! 🌍 What? I hear you ask is Earth Day? Why do we need an Earth Day? What is it for? What can I do? Basically, Earth Day is to encourage everyone to take action on the environment and climate change. This affects everyone and…

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waffles on a plate with berries and ice cream

Two wafflelly good recipes for perfect waffles


Two wafflelly good recipes for perfect waffles Waffles are one of those foods which I only ever used to have when out as I thought they were too fiddly to make! What I have learnt though, is you can make them similar to a pancake batter and bake them in a silicon mould in the oven. I do love pancakes…

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4 different ways with the flavour of hot cross buns


4 different ways with the flavour of hot cross buns Hot Cross Bun choices these days have gone crazy! I have seen salted caramel, toffee fudge, earl grey & lemon, chocolate chip, triple berry, Bramley apple, blueberry, orange & cranberry and many more variations! You can also get savoury hot cross buns (please explain this to me!) in the form…

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The best cake ever! St. Clements Cake here we come


The best cake ever! St. Clements Cake here we come Citrusy, zingy, melt-in-the-mouth soft delicious sponge! I am hooked! Seriously, I take it all back! I DO like citrusy cakes or to be specific, this St Clements cake! It’s only taken me 40-something years to realise it! Oh My Gosh! Okay, so strictly speaking this cake is lemon & orange,…

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Enjoy the best of both worlds with delicious Carrot Cake Flapjack


Enjoy the best of both worlds with delicious Carrot Cake Flapjack Carrot cake is one of those cakes which I really love! I am a bit fussy about cake, with my favourites being coffee cake, carrot cake and banana bread. When I say my favourites, actually, they are probably the only cake I would have to eat if presented to…

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burger in a bun on a white plate

The ultimate veggie burger everyone will love & enjoy


The ultimate veggie burger everyone will love & enjoy This idea would not have come into my head but for my friend Anna who requested I come up with a recipe! This satisfying veggie burger is based on a beetroot burger made by a supermarket… without the plastic packaging! I had great fun experimenting with this recipe and it is…

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