Omega Seed Brittle

Omega Seed Brittle

With the 3-Peak Challenge looming both Hubby & I are trying to find ways to help us get through the 11am and 3pm sugar slump without reaching for the biscuit tin. To help keep on top of my snacking at work I usually pack a bento box. This helps me control portion size as well …

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Fresh from the oven – Rustic Loaf

Fresh from the oven - Rustic Loaf

At the end of last month via UKFBA Claire introduced me to a new baking group called Fresh from the oven. As I’m a keen baker, I was keen to join the group to help improve my skills. This months challenge was hosted by Brianna. She chose a Rustic Loaf recipe from from Jeffrey Hamelman’s …

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The Garden – 2009

The Garden - 2009

A few months back we made some big changes to the garden. Gone are the majority of the pots from last year and in are raised beds made from recycled pallets, of which was Hubby’s idea. Initially I was a bit anti getting rid of all the pots we had spent ages sourcing, but with …

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Summer Good Food Show with Miele

Summer Good Food Show with Miele

I’ve been invited to quite a few Miele events before, but due to work commitments I was unable to make it so when they invited me this time I jumped at the chance. Before the Miele invite I was already going with Hubby & friends so they still went and I met up with them …

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Bara Brith & Butter Pudding

Bara Brith & Butter Pudding

This particular loaf of Bara Brith had been hanging around for a week or two after I made it for my Welsh mother when she visited a few weeks back. To be honest I think we forgot about it in the cake tin as it is a very rare occurrence for cake to be left …

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Fête Fairy Cakes

Fête Fairy Cakes

Today is fête day, but with storm clouds rumbling outside and showers of hail I’m seriously thinking it is going to be called off. Like all good fêtes we have a cake stall. As I’m renowned for my general cake geekiness I thought I should contribute to the cake stall. No nipping off to Tescos …

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Crème de Framboise Cheesecake

Crème de Framboise Cheesecake

Yesterday was our wedding anniversary. Statistically the 2nd June is the one day of the year were your most likely to have great weather. It was pure chance we booked our wedding on this day and the weather statisticians didn’t disappoint in 2007, 2008 & 2009 soaking us with glorious weather each year. We’ll ignore …

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