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Cookie’s Crab Shop

Rewind a week and we were celebrating my birthday. As well as the gorgeous cake I talked about yesterday we ate a smoked fish dinner from Cookies Crab Shop in Salthouse, North Norfolk – a favourite of Stephen Fry’s, read … Continue reading

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Sponge

I’ve always enjoyed making cakes and slowly over the years practising and reading cookery books I think I’ve got quite good at it. Well, at least my friends and family have told me so. Whenever I bake a cake I … Continue reading

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Turmeric

I’ve been using turmeric in my cooking for a long time but I really need to use more of it. I’ve been reminding myself how many health benefits it has. Here are 10 reasons to add turmeric to your diet: … Continue reading

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Hale and Hearty pancakes

     A couple of months ago I blogged about a pasta I bought made from buckwheat and rice flour. It was made by Hale & Hearty and it was really good pasta. Now the lovely people at Hale & Hearty … Continue reading

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Love Beetroot

I’ve just been reading how good beetroot is for us. I hadn’t realised that it is classed as a superfood! A few years ago I grew beetroot in my garden and enjoyed eating it with salad, now I want to … Continue reading

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Fruit Picking Fun

This weekend we made it to our local ‘pick your own’ farm. Last weekend we just drove around looking for a farm I visited years ago only to find out it had closed! After some research I found the only … Continue reading

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Summer Barbecue Meal Plan

When it is hot my husband would love to barbecue every single night, but I have to consider our budget when meal planning. After shopping at the butchers our bill was rather large so I added fish to our barbecue … Continue reading

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Fathers’ Day

Lucky Daddy had a yummy treat for his Fathers’ Day present this year. While visiting my friend in East Sussex my hunt for a great Fathers’ Day present took me to Lewes. I remembered from a visit years ago that … Continue reading

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Buying Local Produce

On holiday in the village shop Baby G wanted me to buy strawberries. He put his hands all over them so I had to buy him strawberries, but he made a good choice! Normally, I like strawberries, but I don’t … Continue reading

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Chicken Pasta

Following on from my post ‘Leftovers – Use Your Roast Chicken’ I found this great recipe on an American blog called Annie Eats. It really looks delicious and I will definitely be cooking this next time we have roast chicken; … Continue reading

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