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Celebrations during Covid19

Celebrations during Covid19

I had some great news last Friday and while Mini Chef and I have adjusted pretty well to lock down due to Covid19, it was strange not being able to celebrate as we usually would. For this kind of..

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Small Scale Baking

Small Scale Baking

Even before lock down, I was very much against food waste but whereas a few leftover cupcakes could be thrown in the freezer for the future, with flour still a little tricky to get hold of, I’m..

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Camp outs and dirty burgers

Camp outs and dirty burgers

Despite my love of cooking over fire I am absolutely not a camper. I like decent water pressure from a hot shower and sleep on high thread count cotton sheets. Sitting around a camp fire in a..

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My Banana Bread

My Banana Bread

With baking banana bread and making a sourdough starter top of every middle class Coronavirus checklist how could I resist sharing my own recipe?

Baking has been a surprisingly contentious issue..

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COVID19

COVID19

After a rather tumultuous 2019 I was feeling pretty upbeat about 2020. The New Year got off to a quiet start but I had two booking in March and had just taken on Rachel Berry from Side Plate to..

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2019 SoGlos Lifestyle Awards

2019 SoGlos Lifestyle Awards

Wow, what a night!

Truth be told, one of the best things about awards do’s like this is catching up with people I’ve not seen in a while as well as meeting new people. And of course when I saw new..

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Trialling lamb dishes

Trialling lamb dishes

A couple of weeks ago I visited my friend Jo in London. We dined at the fabulous Babur restaurant on the Saturday night and two dishes left me wanting to recreate them; their 100-hour marinated..

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