• Not Just Bread; 5 Other Foods To Make In A Bread Maker

    25th May 2018

      [AD] Bread makers are such a versatile kitchen gadget as they aren’t just for making bread.  There are many other foods you can use bread makers for.  Bread makers is like two machines in one as they have the ability to mix ingredients together and also to cook them.  When you think of bread…

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  • Dinner At Grand Cafe, Southampton 

    12th October 2017

    Whilst in Southampton last week I went out for dinner at the Grand Cafe.  The Grand Café is located in a Grade II listed building which was designed by John Norton.  The cafe was originally opened as a hotel in 1872. The decor of the building is stunning with amazing marble and elaborately detailed ironwork.  The main…

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  • 5 SPOOKTACULAR Halloween Treats

    11th October 2017

    Source [AD] Halloween is fast approaching, and many of us have already been out picking pumpkins and stocking up on sweets for the weekend. Halloween is a fun time of year for everyone, with people enjoying scary movies, dressing up as their favourite monsters and hosting fun parties with gruesome treats. You don’t need a…

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  • Dinner At The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh

    25th September 2017

    Earlier this month I went back to Scotland and again spent some time in Edinburgh.  this time it was just a 2 night stay but on the first night I decided to return to The Balmoral Hotel on Princes Street where I had the most amazing afternoon tea in June.  I arrived about 20 minutes…

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  • In Times Of Knead: Making Baking Less Stressy!

    20th September 2017

    Source [AD] We’ve all seen The Great British Bake Off by now, and we know how all-encompassing and stressful it can be unless you’ve had your head in the fridge this entire time! Baking can be a big old stressy thing, especially if you’ve caught the baking bug and have decided to take on the…

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  • What Should You Look for In a Stand Mixer?

    8th September 2017

    [AD] If you’re tired of slaving away in the kitchen, trying your best to create mouth-watering meals, then you are probably in the market for a stand mixer. These incredible appliances make food preparation a breeze, as they do all the work for you. The fact that they can be used on just about any…

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  • Pumpkin Pie

    4th September 2017

    I love pumpkin pie.  A sweet desert without being over sweet.  I find the pie very easy to make and rather tasty and lovely to eat after a roast. You will need: 50g/1lb 10oz pumpkin, peeled, deseeded and cut into chunks 350g sweet shortcrust pastry plain flour, for dusting 140g caster sugar ½ tsp salt ½…

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  • Miss Saigon At The Birmingham Hippodrome; Musical Inspired Food

    28th August 2017

    [REVIEW] Last week I was invited by the lovely people at Birmingham Hippodrome to see their current show Miss Saigon and to sample the Musical’s inspired menu at their AA Rosette awarded Circle Restaurant.  Upon arrival we were greeted with a lovely cocktail, ‘Sun and Moon’ which was a mix of Schnapps, Creme De Cassis…

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  • The Windmill Inn At Rowton 

    23rd August 2017

    Whilst on my way back from a day in the Snowdonian National Park, we drove back to the Midlands via Shrewsbury.  It had been a rather long day and we decided to stop for something to eat.  About 10 miles from Shrewsbury we drove past a normal looking country pub.  From the outside The Windmill…

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  • Seafood Lunch At Cannonball, Edinburgh

    14th August 2017

    I have a huge love of food.  Sometimes simply food like jam on toast and at other times I love food on the other end of the spectrum.  Whilst on my Scottish adventure I really wanted to see what Edinburgh had to offer and to try out some Scottish food.  As well as the Cannon…

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