Author Archives: Vicky

Cookie Decorating

I had my first try at decorating cookies/biscuits with royal icing. I made these duck biscuits just before Easter and my son loved them. For days afterwards he kept coming into the kitchen saying “Any more duck biscuits?” For some … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding Party Meal Plan

I’m taking meal planning to a different place this week. My near hysteria at the quickly approaching Royal Wedding is, while slightly annoying to my husband, becoming infectious with most people I meet! I wouldn’t say I’m a Royalist, but … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding Cupcakes To Your Door

Wow! Take a peek at these gorgeous cupcakes; designed specially for the Royal wedding day. This time it is not me telling you how to make these cakes. Instead, these are cupcakes you can order and have arrive to your … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding Tiffin

Prince William’s has chosen his favourite cake for the Wedding Reception. It is interesting that this cake seems to be a favourite of almost every other person I know. While Prince William calls it Chocolate Biscuit Cake, I’ve known it … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding Breakfast Cakes

Not long to the Royal Wedding! Yeah, I am excited! I am having a Royal Wedding party with my family so we can enjoy watching the big event together. So, when The Times newspaper ran a competition to design a … Continue reading

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Samphire Returns

The news has been out for a little while now, but I’m still pleased to announce Samphire is back at Blickling! After many sad months without a visit to the estate I will finally return on my next trip to … Continue reading

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Bacon & Cabbage Pasta

I first cooked this dish at university. It was originally a recipe from Jamie Oliver, at that time he was only on his second recipe book and my housemate Jenny and I loved to cook things from his new TV … Continue reading

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Mothers’ Day

I’ve put together some of my past blog entries that are perfect for spoiling Mums on Mothers’ Day which is this Sunday here in the UK. If you are reading this and you are a Mum try leaving my blog … Continue reading

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Savoury Cupcakes

George and I had a playdate last week and we invited our friends to come for lunch. I decide to bake my latest invention: the Savoury Cupcake, which is based on the theory that kids should eat most things if … Continue reading

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Utterly Scrummy Brownies

I love to read other bloggers recipes and stories. Today I share with you my latest find  – Michelle of UtterlyScrummy.blogspot.com She blogs a whole host of delicious, realistic recipes that are easy to follow. I found Michelle through Twitter. … Continue reading

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