On blogging and being featured in Woman and Home


This post is definitely a coffee break read! It’s been a challenging few weeks, although on the whole, March has been a month full of excitement in terms of family life, as well as more opportunities for recipe work, setting new goals and even an exciting print feature in Woman and Home! Sometimes, particularly when things… 

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IFBC Seattle 2013 – Entrepreneurial Journalism with Mark Briggs – Post Three


It’s time to get down to the nitty-gritty of attending Foodista’s IFBC in Seattle – what did I actually learn and was it worth going?! I’ve already introduced my personal reasons for attending a blog conference all the way over in Seattle and have mentioned some of my first impressions on arrival, including the conference opening… 

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IFBC Seattle 2013 – Arrival, Opening and Keynote by Dorie Greenspan – Post Two


This is my second post on attending IFBC the International Food Blogger Conference in Seattle last weekend. I’ve already introduced the event and why I traveled all the way to the West coast of America from London to attend a blogging conference! I hope that in this post, you’ll get to read a little bit… 

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IFBC Seattle 2013 – Food Blogging Stateside – Post One


Seattle and I have been friends for a very long time. Both the city itself and the luscious, green areas surrounding it, stretching out to the Olympic Mountains in the Pacific North West, hold a special place in my heart. Almost twenty years ago, my sister made a small city named Sequim, within Washington State,… 

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A postcard from Italy


I’m back from a truly memorable family holiday with husband and children to Italy, visiting the relatively undisturbed, food-filled region of Emiglia Romagna, offering an abundance of local produce, stunning panoramic mountain landscapes, quaint local villages and nearby striking Adriatic coastline.  We were also able to take in some of Veneto, flying into Venice for… 

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Lussmanns Fish and Grill St Albans

Lussmanns St Albans

St Albans is fast becoming a city known for good food, as evidenced by the annual St Albans Food Festival, which will soon be in its sixth year, along with three independent restaurant listings in the 2013 edition of The Good Food Guide. Although there are a growing number of ‘award-winning’ restaurants in St Albans, flying the… 

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Do your children eat a good breakfast?

Swiss Scramble

I watched a short news clip this week, about a new trial taking place in Blackpool, England, offering primary pupils a free school breakfast. Blackpool is not the first place to test such a scheme, in Wales, over 75% of children now enjoy a free breakfast at school after a similar scheme was implemented in 2004 by the Welsh government.  This year,… 

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Spot a familiar face in delicious. magazine January 2013

Delicious Magazine January

All I want for Christmas is…a copy of delicious. January 2013!  I know it’s not particularly humble or ladylike to shout from the rooftops about personal achievements, but I am so proud to share this with you. If you flick through a copy of the latest edition of delicious. out now - it is the January 2013… 

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The Brilliance in Blogging Awards at Britmums Live!

BiB logo

I wanted to say a very special thank you to everyone who nominated me and voted for Fabulicious Food! in the Britmums Brilliance in Blogging Awards (BiBs) which took place last night at The Brewery in London. The competiton was extremely high and as each category was announced and the winners stepped forward, I felt more and more nervous in anticipation of… 

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Review: Eat Your Veg by Arthur Potts Dawson


Move over Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, here comes Arthur Potts Dawson with his take on all things veg! New from the Octopus Publishing Group is Eat Your Veg, a cookery book packed full of ideas on how to bring more vegetables to your table - putting veg at the centre of your plate. Arthur Potts Dawson loves his veg and after 25… 

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