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Banana & Chocolate Bread

Banana & Chocolate Bread

Huge welcome back to my niece,Catherine Kidd. Catherine is a dietician and also author of her own fantastic blog Knowing Your Onions. Today she is tempting us with a delicious  Banana and Chocolate bread ( as if I need tempting with any sort of cake)  and one which even the […]

Crêpes aux Fraises

Crêpes aux Fraises

After my mother’s steak and kidney pie in the last post, I am offering up another huge family favourite that also happens to be a dessert! These pancakes are a bit of a legend in our family because it was one of the few meals that my father chose to […]

New Beginnings and Steak and Kidney Pie

New Beginnings and Steak and Kidney Pie

I am immensely proud of Anita-Clare Field. She broke her upper arm catastrophically whilst walking the dog in 2010 and endured a three and a half years of agony whilst medics attempted to fix if. One sleepless night and in attempt to divert her mind from the mind-numbing pain, she […]

Detox With The Simple Water Recipe Book

Detox With The Simple Water Recipe Book

We need water to survive and we know that drinking adequate quantities reduces the risk of disease and keeps us hydrated. It’s recommended that we drink at least 8 glasses per day in order to stay healthy. Drinking the right amount of water means we’re flushing out toxins, harmful fats […]

London Beer Week – TABASCO® Michelada

London Beer Week – TABASCO® Michelada

We’re celebrating London Beer Week this week with TABASCO® and a rather different beer cocktail, TheTABASCO® Michelada. Now I make no secret of the fact that I LOVE a good Bloody Mary but adding beer to it? Really? I couldn’t possibly write about something I have never tried, so I managed […]

Review: Hansells Yoghurt Maker

Review: Hansells Yoghurt Maker

When we were asked to try the Hansells yoghurt maker we were delighted as we use yogurt a lot either eating it or cooking with it. If I am honest I was intrigued as to how something which looked so simple could produce the desired results. I think back to […]