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Pecan Pie Macarons with Maple Syrup Filling Recipe

Soufflés. Chocolate Fondants. Macarons. What do these have in common? At some point in a foodies baking career, they will weep, scream, lye in front of the oven, peek in the oven, consult multiple blogs and helplines whilst attempting these…

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Mayflower Restaurant, Bristol – Review

The Mayflower Chinese Restaurant in Bristol is a hidden gem. It doesn’t really get the footfall other restaurants might get but oh my is it worth hunting out. Tucked in the Bear Pit ( a sunken roundabout with pedestrian subways),…

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Homemade Maple Syrup Marshmallows Recipe

Winter came ever to my kitchen this weekend. There has been a heavy snowfall in my kitchen, with every surface covered in this fine powder.  Ok, the powder is actually cornflour and icing sugar. That’s right, I made marshmallows again!…

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A Weekend in Paris, France – Travel

Last weekend, I went to Paris for 3 days. It hadn’t been planned far in advance, only a couple of weeks. But I had itchy feet, no I don’t need any cream, I needed to leave the country even if…

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Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Sorry for the delay since my last post, I’ve been crazy busy and was away last weekend in Paris, as you do. Coming up soon will be a guest post from my bro and my scampering report from Paris. Now…

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Mother Mash, London – Review

I love my group of friends. Those beautiful weirdos know how to keep me on my toes and always up for any group activities, we may not have the appropriate footwear or flounce about but there is a certain level…

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Toffee Popcorn & Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Hope everyone had a great Bank Holiday! Hope you had a good one. I had a great time chilling with friends, catching up with family and visiting the amazing Wookey Hole Caves yesterday. There was even a witch and dinosaurs,…

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Shake Shack, London – Review

I’m sorry vegetarians. I really am….actually I’m not. It’s been rather meat-heavy here recently what with MEATLiquor and Grillstock and it’s gonna get meatier now. Shake Shack in London is very much the restaurant du jour at the moment, with huge…

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Frozen Melon Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe

I’ve hit the wall this week. A wall that can only be broken down with something slightly boozy and something slightly naughty. I give you Frozen Melon Daiquiri consumed on a Thursday evening as the weekend is in sight. Super…

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Homemade Coconut Ice Recipe

It all started a couple of years ago when I went away to Dorset with the FunBus Crew. We had hired a house for the Easter weekend and as ever I brought homemade sweet treats for everyone. It was quite…

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MEATLiquor, London – Review

It’s been a while since the last Scoff Saturday with the ladies at The Potted Pig in Cardiff and even longer since we last fell in love with The Duck and Waffle back in January. As you can see there is…

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Lemon Ricotta Cake with White Peaches Recipe

Recently there has been a lot of BBQ meat consumed. I mean A LOT of meat. Disgusting amounts. It was time for something lighter, fresher and less meat-like – unlike the Peanut Butter, Choc Chip and Bacon Cookies I made…

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Grillstock, Bristol – Review

It has been well documented that I’m no lady. And neither are my friends. We’re girlie in the sense we still cry at The Notebook and some times only chocolate will do. But when it comes to good BBQ and…

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Purslane, Cheltenham – Review

Being a family of international jet setters, this year my family wasn’t together to celebrate Father’s Day together. My dad is a one of a kind dad, truly special and puts up with a lot of cheek from me and…

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