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jams

Love your jam and easily make delicious variations too


Jam. When I think of jam, I think of strawberry jam spread on toast, or raspberry jam tarts, neither of which I have ever enjoyed! Growing up, we were more a Marmite on toast family, with a giant jar always in the cupboard. Or, we had cheese on toast, or beans on toast. I think jam in our house was…

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Let’s talk about Plastic!


Let’s talk about Plastic! Yes, it is most definitely time, so let’s talk about plastic! Many of you may have seen my instagram post this week where I reposted about correct disposal of PPE! I also attended an online meeting where all kinds of plastic related things were discussed! Although usually I post a recipe on a Friday, today I…

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English Muffins


English Muffins Wow! Straight from the oven these muffins have got to be one of the best things I have ever made! OMGosh! Totally amazing! 😀 You should must make these! Like right now! The Muffin Recipe This recipe uses straightforward ingredients, similar to breadmaking. Plain flour, yeast, sugar, salt, butter and milk. Obviously if you are vegan you can…

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Vegan Dandelion Honey – Syrup


Vegan Dandelion Honey – Syrup Interesting but delicious! I have never been a honey fan! Sure, I will drizzle maple syrup on my pancakes, or make flapjack cookies with golden syrup, but honey has never been my thing! Why then, would I decide to make vegan dandelion honey syrup? Well, I wanted to see how it was! Does it taste…

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4 long crusty bread loaves laying stacked on a baking tray

Crusty Bread


Fresh bread! The smell. The taste. The crunchy exterior followed by the soft fluffy inside. This bread is good great! 😀 I would describe this bread as a cross between a baguette and a ciabatta… perfect for making into sandwiches (cheese & pickle anyone?) or just tearing bits off and popping them in your mouth! This bread will disappear really…

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My FoodSavvy Challenge: Greatest Tips you’ll Love!


I was going to start, by saying that my #FoodSavvy challenge is over, then I realised that actually it’s only just begun! 😀 What is #FoodSavvy? Many of you will know that for the past 4 weeks, I have been an ambassador for the FoodSavvy challenge run by the environmental charity Hubbub, in conjunction with Suffolk county council and Norfolk…

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Homemade Mincemeat for Mince Pies


Mincemeat is always a word which appears to get people confused! Yes, mincemeat is a term used for shredded meat (usually beef or lamb), but it should probably be minced-meat as technically, that is what it is! Simple solution, adopt someone else’s word for it – we go with ‘Kiyma’ which is what hubby calls it at home! Sorted! Oh,…

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2 Seasonal soups which are good for you


Soups are warming, filling and nutritious! Soups are quick to prepare, great for using up all your spare vegetables and can be eaten for lunch or dinner. Soups can also be dressed up for a fancy starter with a sprinkling of toppings, stashed into a flask for a low key lunch or eaten as a main meal with a few…

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