Monthly Archives: May 2011

Elderflower cordial: simple summer pleasure in a bottle

Elderflower cordial is my favourite soft drink – diluted with several glugs of sparkling water, a few chunks of ice and a wedge of lemon – a fab way to cool off on a hot day in London. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Chickpea and coriander burgers

Cooking for the newly turned vegetarian husband is still in its early days in terms of developing great family meals. Matthew’s first proper effort was to make this, what I’d very loosely call ‘soup’… He made enough to feed himself … Continue reading

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What food matches your mood?

Generally the food I make very much reflects the time of year, I’ll use ingredients that are in season in a recipe that fits the weather. However it can also depend what mood I’m in. If I’m rushed off my … Continue reading

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Book Review and chance to win: My Daddy Cooks by Nick Coffer

I’ve been genuinely excited about the release of Nick ‘My Daddy Cooks’ Coffer’s blog-titled recipe book. I stumbled upon Nick’s blog when I first started out as a blogger myself last year, and was instantly won over by the hilarious … Continue reading

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Road testing the Sainsbury’s feed your family for £50 menu planner

I’m a massive fan of menu planning for so many reasons. Kerching! It prevents me from spending too much on the weekly shop because you only buy what you need – especially if you do an online shop and don’t … Continue reading

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Win £50 worth of Sainsbury’s groceries

Sainsbury’s are launching the second menu of their Feed your family for £50 campaign and I’m giving FIVE lucky readers the chance to win all of the groceries you’ll need to cook it – delivered straight to your front door! … Continue reading

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Win sleek and classy coffee machine

I find it rather challenging to exist successfully without caffeine, and if you’re anything like me then you’re going to love this competition.  Thanks to being part of the Morphy Richards House Proud Innovators’ scheme, I’m able to give away an Arc Filter … Continue reading

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