Category Archives: Recommended Products

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 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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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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Pouring Yogurt

This week George and I have had the pleasure of testing some delicious pouring yogurt and I say pleasure because it really has been! Danone sent me some vouchers to try their Activia Pouring Yogurt and we have really enjoyed … 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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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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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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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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Lidl Voucher

Just a quick post for all UK readers. The Daily Express and The Daily Star have a £5 discount voucher for shopping at Lidl. If you spend £30 or over £5 will deducted from your bill. The voucher is available … Continue reading

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Gilberts – My Local Baker

My local baker is only a short walk away, Baby G and I usually make a trip once a week to stock up on their speciality bread. Sadly they have been shut for their summer holidays but they are open … Continue reading

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