Monthly Archives: August 2011

Guest post: Granny’s Bakewell Tart

My second guest post is from the person who introduced me to the delights of food and cooking from a very early age – my mum! Rosemary Hamilton is an accomplished cook – having trained as a home economist and … Continue reading

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The Daddy takeover: Holy Frijoles!

Today’s guest post comes from Ed Owen, the editor of DaddyBeGood, a website dedicated to fathers who want to be more involved with their kids and are looking for ideas and practical ways to enhance family life. It is written by … Continue reading

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Guest post: Fresh tomato soup

I’m very honoured to be hosting some fantastic guest posts over the next couple of weeks while I escape to France for a fortnight of no internet connection (deep breaths) and lots of good times with my boys. First up … Continue reading

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Apple cornflake crunch

Last month I wrote an article for about surprising uses for everyday ingredients – which included a lovely dessert my mum makes using cornflakes. It’s a summery take on a fruit crumble, and I’ve since been asked to share the recipe. No one … Continue reading

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Winners: Everyday and Sunday recipes from Riverford Farm

Congratulations to Sarah Welsh and Carolina Johnson who both win a copy of Everyday and Sunday recipes from Riverford Farm. Thanks to everyone for taking the time to enter the competition!

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A glut of beans and my mum’s Green Bean Chutney

If there’s one thing i’m partial to it’s chutneys and pickles – a cheese sandwich or sausage roll just ain’t complete without a dollop. So it’s with much pleasure that I cooked up some chutters using the extreme glut of … Continue reading

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Morphy Richards Frother review

Some people might think a milk frother is a fairly gimmicky gadget, I however am a big fan of milky coffee so couldn’t wait to give the Morphy Richards Meno a drive. This was the latest product to be sent … Continue reading

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