Author Archives: Vicky

Best EVER Brownie Recipe

George and I have recently eaten some amazing chocolate brownie from Stiffkey Stores in North Norfolk. Now, it’s pretty obvious living in Essex we can’t just pop up to Stiffkey every time we would like to eat brownies! So we … Continue reading

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Roasted Salmon served with Black Garlic Pasta

What is black garlic? That was my first thoughts when I saw a TV chef use this ingredients. I thought it must be a particular type of garlic that was only different only because of its colour. However, it turns … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Men

Here is my easy gingerbread men recipe. I posted this a couple of years ago but thought I’d revisit it as these are so great for Christmas. When we first made these my boy called they Gingermen,”Have a Gingerman Mummy” … Continue reading

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Super Healthy Pancakes

Most weekends I cook these super healthy pancakes. They are protein based and contain no wheat or gluten. A protein breakfast is the best way to start the day; protein keeps you fuller for longer and can stop a mid-morning … Continue reading

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Some of the things I’ve been up to….

I thought I’d do a quick update of some of the things I’ve been up to since I last blogged: First off it was my Gramps’ wedding. I got to make the wedding cake –  I love making sugar flowers … Continue reading

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Chocolate Orange Trifle

Ingredients: 2 tins mandarin oranges in juice 2 chocolate swiss rolls (approx 250g) 100-200g chocolate dark is best* 400g pot/carton of vanilla custard 275ml crème fraiche Cocoa powder for dusting *With Easter coming up any leftover Easter egg chocolate could … Continue reading

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Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have started changing my family’s diet to eat more protein and less grain. This is loosely based on the Paleo diet; while reading around on the subject I have found this lovely recipe for cookies which I put into … Continue reading

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Abra Ca Debora Winner

The winner is revealed:

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Abra Ca Debora

Pancake day 4th March. How do you like to eat your pancakes? I have some lovely pancakes from Abra Ca Debora to give away along with everything in the hamper – yes lots of lovely fillings for your pancakes. Leave … Continue reading

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This Year’s Work in Pictures

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