• Love Turkey, Hate Waste

    November 10, 2016 admin

    Ok so I’m a little early deciding to post a few recipes to use your left over turkey but I have to admit to loving Christmas, although it might just be getting the chance to see all those twinkling lights shimmer in the darkness on those wintery dark days.  In any case I thought it was time to share some of my recipes which I use when I don’t want to eat any more turkey or ham.   Turkey &…

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  • My new Swiss Army Knife Kitchen Gadget – Savisto Hand Blender

    October 30, 2016 admin

    Review: Savisto 750 Watt 3 in 1 Hand Blender Set with Attachments There are certainly times when I get totally fed up with large bulky kitchen items such as food processors, I like my kitchen to be neat and tidy and when I have small tasks such as blending soups or whisking a bun mixture the last thing I want is to be lifting a bulky item!  That’s where a hand blender is certainly worth investing in – a small…

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  • Fudge Heaven:  Review of Granny Shaw’s Fudge Factory

    October 24, 2016 admin

    Nestled near rolling hills and surrounded by beautiful countryside, Kells in County Antrim is where you will find the artisans who are Granny Shaw’s Fudge Factory. The makers of yummy fudge of all different flavours that look so mouth-wateringly tasty you just can’t wait to try them.  The only problem you will have will be choosing one!   I was gifted a selection of fudge by Granny Shaw’s to review.  I have to admit I do have a soft spot…

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    Time for Tea? Review of Wise Owl Tea

    October 3, 2016 admin

    I was so delighted to receive my samples of Wise Owl Tea through the post* that’s because of two things, firstly any excuse to use my vintage china and secondly the quality of Wise Owl Tea is very much evident. Sunday morning is always a slow start for me, I adore having a lie in and taking my time at getting to work so to waken me up I decided to opt for the Organic Jamaican Lemongrass. Upon opening you…

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  • Vintage Baking: Pains Au Chocolat

    September 28, 2016 admin

    It is said that Marie-Antoinnette introduced the croissant to France!  I’m not sure about that but I do know the croissant first appeared in the French dictionary in 1863! So in the spirit of the Great British Bake Off and pasty week I opted for Pains Au Chocolat early on Sunday morning, what more could you ask for with a lovely cuppa and sitting down on a relaxing Sunday? Of course being a Sunday morning, there was no way I…

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