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daal in a silver dish, on a navy blue plate with rice, salad and raita

Easy store-cupboard dinner idea you’ll love.

Nutrient-Rich Mung Beans: A Health Boosting Addition to Your Diet! As I was looking for dinner inspiration in the pantry, I saw a forgotten jar of dried mung beans. Now, if you’re yet to come across these, they are very small, dark green oval-shaped legumes. Mung beans, originate from South Asia, and have an impressive nutritional content. Like most beans,…

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cornish pasties

Try a new activity with pasty making.

Cornish Pasties! This week in the UK, the wind and the rain have been battering us again and comfort food is definitely high up on the list! For breakfast, I have been having porridge, changing up the fruits and toppings daily – this morning it was mango with coconut yogurt and a dusting of mixed spice, with a sprinkle of…

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yule log

Yule love this seasonal recipe

Dessert time! Finally I have perfected this delicious dessert and I hope you will find the time to make your own! What a delightful centrepiece for any table and you most definitely want to leave room for a slice or two! I have made this all from scratch, but of course, if time is short you can grab a few…

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Red soup by Ella Olsson on Unsplash

Sensational soup season is here

Homemade is easier than you think! I used to be very scared of making soup! My late Mum always used to make what she called ‘big soup’ which basically meant, that was dinner! You might wonder how a soup could be a whole meal, but Mum’s soup was packed full of loads of vegetables and was served with hunks of…

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tomatoes growing on the vine

The best solution for all your fresh tomatoes

Summer produce! If you are fortunate enough to have space to grow your own fruit and vegetables, likely is, if you’re in the UK, you are now starting to see all those green tomatoes starting to turn orange, then red, ready for picking. Maybe you have gone fancy with stripy tomatoes, or even tried your hand at growing black tomatoes…

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corn ribs

Try corn this way and everyone will love you more!

Corn Ribs! You may have seen corn ribs on menus recently and wondered what they are and if they are worth it? Well, let me tell you, this is definitely a superior way to cook corn! The extra preparation to make these is totally worth the effort and I recommend you go get some corn right now! As with most…

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happy jubilee

Relax and have yourself a memorable Happy Jubilee Weekend.

Happy Jubilee Weekend! Happy Jubilee Weekend everyone! In the U.K. it is a long weekend with not one, but two bank holidays, starting today Thursday 2nd June 2022. This special weekend is to celebrate the reign of the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II. 70 years! Take that in! Congratulations Your Majesty! There are so many events planned over this…

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happy mothers day

Five simple ideas for mothers day gifts she’ll love

Mothering Sunday In 2022 in the UK, Mothers Day, or Mothering Sunday as it is officially known falls on Sunday 27th March. Mothers Day is a time to celebrate everything Mum! All the things Mum helps you with, the things she does for you, the advice she gives you. Whether you call your Mum, Mum, Mother, Mummy, Mom, Mommy, Ma,…

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stew in cumplings in a white bowl

Five comforting winter recipes to warm you up

Comfort Foods I have some lovely new recipes to post including some vegan kofte, a vegetable hotpot, a cheesy topped pie and a few others, but the lack of good daylight means my photos leave a lot to be desired! So, today we will take a look back at some previous recipes. As the weather in the UK is still…

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