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Foodie Adventure to Treviso and Venice, Italy – Travel

I love travelling. Even if it is a quick couple of days somewhere. I even love the airport and all the craziness that comes with it. So when my rental’s asked if I wanted to come away for a couple…

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Homemade Elderflower Cordial Recipe

Sunshine has finally come to the UK – hurrah! Who would have thought we would actually be getting a proper summer? Not me.  The Lions won test series and Andy Murray won Wimbledon and we have sunshine – perfect. On…

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The Stable, Bristol – Review

I’m really not cool. In fact, I’m geeky and clumsy. I manage to lose control of my limbs in social settings and in some cases, thrown my sunglasses to the ground in awkward silences. Smooth. So when my lovely work…

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Peanut Butter, Smoked Bacon and Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

It has been said many times on this blog that I am not refined.  I don’t make delicately decorated cookies or fairy cakes. I make Filthy Oreo Pancakes, Buffalo Chicken Wings and Peanut Butter and Nutella Brownies. So we reached an…

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Bravas, Bristol – Review

I review a lot of restaurants that tend to not actually be near where I live, which is brilliant but also a shame as there are some fantastic restaurants in Bristol. I first went to Bravas on Cotham Hill in…

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Taste of London Festival 2013, London – Review

I love trying out new food. Whether it’s new ingredients, new recipes or a new restaurant. I love the exchange of ideas and new trends that can come from eating out. That is why I try to go to the…

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Coconut and Dark Chocolate Madeleines Recipe

Normally when it comes to baking, I can be a bit slapdash. I’m not the most gentle or precise baker. I like things like crumbles, that you can get properly stuck into. But some recipes deserve some respect. Last time,…

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Nutella and Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe

We all have them. Those days when you think, why didn’t I just pull my duvet over my head and stay there? I’m lucky that it doesn’t happen that often as I try to be a positive person but sometimes…

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The Crooked Billet, Henley-on-Thames – Review

When World War Two  broke out, my grandma was 18. She was currently working in a bank in Bournemouth. To help the war effort she was sent to Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, home of the Enigma and Code breaking. After…

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Pork Potsticker Dumplings Recipe

I love dumplings. They are awesome. I love the rich dense dumpling with Eastern European goulash. I love the dumpling bobbing in a booze Irish stew. But most of all I love Chinese dumplings. I don’t know why but when…

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Bristol Eats, Bristol – Review

I’m feral. I’m not refined. My dad constantly threatens I’m not too old to be sent to a Swiss finishing school, despite I’m 25. I’m not prim or proper. I like eating with my hands. But in my defence, there are times…

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