Author Archives: Vicky

Feast of Photos in the Snow

It’s been snowing hard here today and as soon as my little boy looked out of the window he said “It’s all snowy, make a snowman”. Indeed once the blizzard like conditions had subsided we wrapped up warm and headed … Continue reading

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Cranberry Gin

Christmas is fast approaching and I’ve been slowly working towards filling a kitchen cupboard full of yummy treats to give as presents. So far we’ve got plenty of chutney, some jam and now I’ve got Cranberry Gin to add to … Continue reading

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Hearty Chilli Con Carne with Dumplings

For my birthday this year I got a fabulous cookbook called The Complete Book of One Pot Casseroles and Soups by The Australian Women’s Weekly. The first recipe I cooked from the book was a delicious Chilli made with proper … Continue reading

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Cauliflower & Broccoli Cheese

I’ve always loved cauliflower cheese and sometime ago I blogged about the recipe my Mum first made for my Dad on their honeymoon. Now my son 2 year old son likes this dish and I decided to update it to … Continue reading

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I Love Curry by Anjum Anand

Since receiving this book to review my thoughts have been on a rollercoaster, up and down, up and down. Firstly, I loved the photography and the whole vibe of the book; page after page of delicious recipes, I didn’t know which … Continue reading

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Iceland

I sometimes pop into my local Iceland to pick up some good quality bargains. A friend recently asked me to recommend a list of what is good to buy there. So I thought I’d share my list and if you … Continue reading

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Calcott Hall Farm Shop

I’ve been reading Jamie Oliver’s “Cook with Jamie: My Guide to Making You a Better Cook”. Since this book was given to me it’s been sporadically used, but I decide to try reading it from cover to cover to learn … Continue reading

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Homemade Ice Cream

Since I had my baby boy, I’ve become more interested in knowing the ingredients in everything I buy than ever before. George loves ice cream and I began to wonder what exactly was in ice cream. When I looked on … Continue reading

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Bake & Decorate Tea Time Luxury by Fiona Cairns

As soon as I received this book to review, I was taken by the beautiful photography; this book looks gorgeous from the front cover right to the last page and I was excited to start reading it. In fact this … Continue reading

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