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It’s the Thanksgiving season folks! And needless to say, the pressure is building up! There’s the ultimate need of preparing a lip-smacking and sumptuous Thanksgiving meal for friends and family. And you are at a loss because as we know, every person cooking during the holiday times are at a…
I was recently faced with a bit of a foodie dilemma. I needed to find a London restaurant for brunch which would serve food which would satisfy both my omnivore sister and friend as well as my vegan self. There are lots of vegan places in London which serve up amazing…
Hen nights are a very popular wedding tradition, that is being followed for years and is continuously evolving with new hen do ideas and activities to do. A hen night is the celebration of the last night of the bride’s singlehood before she gets married. These are also known as…
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When you think of Christmas you probably think of turkey, ham or even beef but do you think of lamb? Although I am vegan my husband is a meat eater and lamb is one of his favourites. There are lots of traditional lamb recipes out there which involve mint and…
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Last year was the first time that we had explored the idea of picking apples at Castle Farm which is just down the road from us in Shoreham. We loved it, so this year we decided to go again and stock up on deliciously fresh, local apples perfect for cooking…
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Remember when I said recently that we’d been harvesting lots of local ingredients and making them into delicious preserves? Well, today I am going to share with you a simple recipe for making a lovely Rosehip Syrup. Rosehips are berry-like fruits of the rose family found in gardens and on country…
Fentimans, the premium mixer brand has this week launched a pop-up gin bakery in partnership with the artisan cake-makers Pearl & Groove and opened by Sophie Faldo, the brilliant 2017 Great British Bake-Off winner. The doors of the UK’s first ever gin Bakery opened on Friday 21st September and is…
I love this time of year when the temperatures start to drop and the countryside is full of ripening fruits just waiting to be picked. This year we’ve gone on a bit of a foraging rampage and have managed to collect a good harvest of fruits including crab apples from…
A couple of weeks ago I celebrated my 32nd birthday and as part of the celebrations I decided that I wanted to indulge in some vegan-friendly cupcakes as this year I decided to change from long-term vegetarian to vegan. I did some research and discovered a bakery called Vegan Antics,…