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Cheltenham Wine Festival

Cheltenham Wine Festival

Last Saturday was Cheltenham Wine Festival and the weeks leading up to it were pretty busy as I made wine scented candles in bottles from Gloucester Studio, wine jam and then (at the last minute)..

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Hidden Restaurants with Michel Roux Jr

Hidden Restaurants with Michel Roux Jr

Did you see Hidden Restaurants on Wednesday? If you were looking carefully you could just spot Gloucester Studio. I loved watching it and really want to visit all of the restaurants featured.

While..

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Last week I became a teacher

Last week I became a teacher

Since appearing on Masterchef in 2008 few things have scared me. Truly, once you’ve had a camera thrust in your face and been asked what you’re doing while desperately trying to pull together..

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A week of meetings, canapes and cocktails

A week of meetings, canapes and cocktails

I am exhausted. Last week was insane but I think being busy has to be my favourite problem to have.

On Tuesday BBC Radio Gloucestershire came by for a lunch of jerk chicken and spicy rice followed..

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Twice-cooked fish and smoked pork

Twice-cooked fish and smoked pork

I had a wonderful booking at the weekend where a son had booked a meal for his parents’ Birthdays. With my own mum having a significant Birthday approaching it has made me appreciate the standard..

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Cooking in Hoi An

Cooking in Hoi An

In 2006 I did a cookery class in Ho Chi Minh City. I adore Vietnamese food so was very excited to learn how to make dishes such as fresh spring rolls and caramel fish. Last week I was back in..

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Spring Clean for both Studio and Mind

Spring Clean for both Studio and Mind

Gloucester Studio takes a fair bashing at events from spilt wine and marshmallows to the ash from the fire. No matter how I try to keep on top of it every now and again I need to scrub the place..

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