Category Archives: My Life

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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Victoria’s Sponge

Here is my version of a Victoria sponge; I find the key to making this cake magical is the way you combine the ingredients, so follow the instructions carefully! The cake in this picture was made for my husband’s 30th … Continue reading

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Cheese Scones

A few weeks ago I was delighted to be a Guest Blogger on James Ramsden’s blog – he was in The Times Top 40 International Bloggers list! Today I’m pleased to share my blog post for all those who did … 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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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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An Invitation To George’s Tea Party

This week George and I hosted a tea party; a tea party for his teddy bears. Four teddies were invited and much time was spent finding a collection of toy cups, saucers and plates. George made an excellent waiter and … Continue reading

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Matt’s Gnocchi

My big brother Matthew cooked this meal for my family a couple of months ago. It was the first time we had all eaten gnocchi, but Matt is a big fan of it since he visited Italy earlier this year. … Continue reading

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Garden Pasta

Our campervan has been off the road for about 3 years and last week we finally got it serviced, taxed and working again! However, on the night we had to pick it up from the garage the traffic was terrible; … Continue reading

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Quick Homemade Pizza

My 2 year old and I made Daddy a pizza. He came home from work to a delicious pizza we had made from scratch. Dinner was made and my son was entertained at the same time! Normally I try to make dinner while he … Continue reading

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All About Blackberries

  Recently it has been all about blackberries in our household. My little boy loves them; he is surprisingly good at spotting even the smallest blackberry patch and despite the thorns he is able to pick them himself. Every walk … Continue reading

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