Author Archives: Vicky

First Flat Cookbook by Tiffany Goodall

First Flat Cookbook by Tiffany Goodall is a fantastic book. When I first opened the book I was really impressed. I think this is a book which stands out against its contemporaries; it is new, refreshing and delicious. This is not … Continue reading

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“I made it from scratch!” by Katharyn Barrett (nee Wood)

I’m welcoming my friend Katharyn Barrett to my blog as my first guest blogger. Katharyn moved to California a few years ago and last year married an American. Here she shares some of her food experiences and a favourite recipe. … Continue reading

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Lemon & Five Spice Chicken

I love this recipe because it is an easy way to eat a lot of vegetables, which is especially good if you’ve got kids to feed. It’s quick to make and the cornflour coating of the chicken makes it super … Continue reading

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Hale & Hearty Rich Chocolate Brownie Mix – Free Giveaway

Here is your chance to win a packet of Hale & Hearty Rich Chocolate Brownie Mix. A big thank you to the lovely people over at Hale & Hearty who kindly provided their Brownie Mix as a giveaway in conjunction … Continue reading

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How To Meal Plan

A few months page I posted this blog on How To Meal Plan. I’m revisiting it today to help all those who are interested in writing their own meal plans. Hope you find this useful! Here are 5 steps to … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cheesecake Brownie

Thank you all for voting! It’s finally here, my chocolate cheesecake brownie, it turned out well and is oh so indulgent!!! The brownie went off to my husband’s workplace today, so I’m hoping they are all enjoying the brownie. Asking everyone … Continue reading

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The News

A quick catch up on some food items I found interesting in the news of the pass couple of months: British food prices rising twice as fast as in Europe: According to a study by Defra over a three year … Continue reading

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A Feast of Photos No.4 – Flower Festival

Earlier this year, when staying at our family cottage in Norfolk, we visited the local church’s Flower Festival. I’m not sure if a Flower Festival is an English tradition or whether other countries have a similar events; but here in … Continue reading

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National Chocolate Week – Vote Now For My Chocolate Recipe

This week is National Chocolate Week. To mark this important occasion I’m going to bake some chocolate cakes – but what chocolate cakes I will bake I will leave up to you. My husband will be taking the cakes to … Continue reading

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Kitchen Disasters & Non-Stick Pans

On our wedding list we had a set of very expensive non-stick dishwasher proof saucepans. I cook a lot and 5 years on the frying pan in my set is not holding up so well. Recently I tried to cook … Continue reading

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