Image: BigStock Chinese New Year is the first big blimp in the year for all of us trying to keep our New Year’s Resolutions to eat healthier. All the TV adverts are about delicious Chinese food, the supermarkets are full of Chinese feast offers and I can almost guarantee you’ve had a text from your favourite Chinese takeaway about their special offers this weekend. With all of this temptation about,…

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Warm Cypriot Salad Cypriot New Potatoes are available from Tesco now until the end of March. I am delighted, these potatoes are scrumptious. They are available in 750g packs or loose and they don’t need peeling which is always a bonus! These Cypriot New Potatoes are just so versatile, you can boil them, steam them, roast them or even bake them. These potatoes are grown and harvested, using traditional methods…

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So on Monday I took a very long road trip form Nottingham down to Devon. Driven by my blogging friend and collaborator Catherine Hughes who writes the gorgeous family, homes and garden blog Growing Family We had been invited to River Cottage for a bloggers Christmas meet up by Foodies 100 and Hibs 100 and we were both a tad excited (it just cried out for selfie) Arriving at River…

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How I am loving the Great Bloggers Bake Off – it is inspiring me to have a go at things I would never normally try and make. Huge thanks to Jenny from Mummy Mishaps our host! Last week on Bake Off was bread week so I decided to try my hand at a fancy braided bread and have a go at walnut bread. Attempting bread at all was a bit …

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Week 2 of the Great British bake off was all about biscuits. Viennese whirls and gingerbread biscuits houses looked a tad too complicated for me so I opted for the iced biscuits for my Great Blogger Bake Off entry. Ooh I  do love a good biscuit don’t you. I haven’t made iced biscuits in a very long time and I (stupidly) asked my daughter what sort of iced biscuits she…

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