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Simple and in Season June – Join In!


I can’t believe we’re in June already. It’s going to be a busy month for us as our little boy turns one. Where has the year gone?! We’ll be celebrating with lots of birthday cake – in fact, I’ve already spotted the Nutella cake I want to make over on this pretty site called Call…

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Review: Tabure – Turkish Kitchen and Bar in St Albans

Tabure Ren Behan

This week saw the opening of a new restaurant in the heart of St Albans called Tabure Kitchen and Bar – introducing us to the delights of Turkish or Anatolian food, with a fresh and contemporary spin. I was invited to a pre-launch evening, and popped back in a few days later during their debut…

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Recipe: Easter Chocolate Cake

Easter Chocolate Cake

There’s no other time of year when you can indulge in quite as much chocolate as Easter! If you’ve managed to give it up for lent, well done, you’ve got a great deal more will power than me. This is an Easter Chocolate Cake that I love making for my family and it makes the…

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How to be a #GoodEgg this Easter with Waitrose

Easter Chooclate Cake

This post is in support of the Waitrose #GoodEgg campaign  Click here for my Easter Chocolate Cake recipe Did I mention how much I love Easter? It definitely has something to do with all the chocolate around. However, I also love that it’s spring and that it’s generally brighter and that the Easter bunny hops…

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Two-Minute Power Blender Hollandaise (with asparagus)


It’s almost British asparagus season and so I’ve been looking forward to all the ways that I’m going to be enjoying our native grown asparagus as we roll into spring. I’ve also been experimenting with my new blender to make sauces as well as healthy green smoothies. With a tiny bit of practice and plenty…

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Homemade Banoffee Eclairs

Banoffee Eclairs

Spring is here! This is a recipe from John Lewis COOK Edition… A short while ago in the food world, a prediction was made that éclairs would be the new cupcake and there are now all sorts of weird and wonderful flavours to try in the trendiest bakeries. I’m sure we’ve all had one from our local bakery…

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