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    FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD & DRINK ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE

    November 2, 2017 admin

    I love Christmas, spending time with the family and giving presents.  Of course eating is also a big part of it!  Below I’ve listed some unique food and baking gifts for the ultimate Christmas Gift Guide.  I am sure they will delight any food and baking lover!     Tala Bakeware A must for all those who love to bake.  Tala is a wonderful brand and such stunningly beautiful colours.  Not to mention it has a classic vintage look that…

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  • 5 MOUTHWATERING VINTAGE RETRO DESSERTS TO TAKE YOU DOWN MEMORY LANE

    September 27, 2017 admin

    There’s nothing I enjoy more than tucking in to dessert.  Even more so though when that dessert reminds me of my grandmother or my childhood.  I wanted to share with you some mouth-watering vintage desserts that are my favourites.   I hope they take you back down memory lane and bring back some happy memories, as they do for me.  If you’d like to make some of these recipes head over to my related posts: Making a Pineapple Upside Down…

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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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  • 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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  • 4 SIMPLE STEPS TO MAKING VINTAGE PINEAPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

    August 24, 2016 admin

    Below I tell you how in 4 simple steps you can make vintage pineapple upside down cake.   I am just so excited that the Great British Bake Off 2016 is finally here.  The programme gives me so many great memories such as Brendan from Series 3 and his baking that just looked like something out of the 1950s. What about Howard when Deborah accidentally used his Crème Anglaise?  Who could forget “bingate” when Iain dumped his Baked Alaska?  And…

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