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The Fat Elvis {Recipe – Banana and Peanut Butter Loaf}

Before I went off to uni to study how to be more of a food nerd, I took a gap year. I worked in an independent kitchenware shop (which I adored! Selling knives, baking gadgets and all sorts of weird and wonderful things!) to…

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All Right My Cupcake {Recipe – Chocolate and Cherry Cupcakes}

The joyous time has come around again – PUDDING CLUB!!! It’s been a while and not as regular as we had hoped when starting it but never mind when a cake is involved!  We had more eaters than bakers this…

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A Great British Menu {Review – The Hand and Flowers, Marlow}

The summer solstice, an excuse to go out for a nice meal with my family. No there wasn’t any sacrificing of goats at hight alters whilst chanting around an open fire, but cocktails, dressing up, pig head’s and amazing food.…

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S’MORES….JUST GIVE ME S’MORES!!! {Recipe – S’mores Cupcakes}

As I’m not an American, who as I imagine the clichés, grew up on going to summer camps and songs around campfires, I haven’t tried an s’mores first hand. However, growing up with American TV and films, vaguely aware of…

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My Heart on a Plate {Travel – San Sebastian, Spain}

Summer holidays! Time to get away with great friends, explore an area whilst eating your way through local delights and sampling the local tipples.  And that’s exactly what I did last week, boarded a sleazy-jet plane to the sunny shores of…

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Pleasures of the Flesh…{Travel – Amsterdam, Netherlands}

Amsterdam, not most people’s first choice when it comes to a mother/daughter get away. But that’s exactly what I did. For a long weekend, after a hard week at work, me and mama FoodNerd were off on a girlie trip.…

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I’m Kind of a Big Dill {Recipe – Homemade Gherkins}

To quote a close family member, fellow blogger and amazing friend, ‘you like to make weird stuff, not the usual foodie things.’ I kind of agree but think if I did make just the usual things all the time, I wouldn’t half the Food…

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Don’t Be A Lemon, It’s Curd Time! {Recipe – Homemade Lemon …

My copy of Nigella Lawson’s Domestic Goddess cookery book is wrecked. It’s not from a lack of care or love but due to being a source of great baking wisdom and recipes that work time after time. One of my…

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I’m Nuts About You, Nutella! {Recipe – Homemade Nutella Chocolate Spread}

Pinterest. The new social media for people aspiring to cook better, have glossier hair and to find funny pictures of cats in bread. For people who haven’t tried it out yet, it is a site that acts as a huge…

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MOOOve Over {Review – The Cowshed, Bristol}

I realised the the last couple of posts have been very sweet orientated and needed to rectify this. After all there  Being new to Bristol, I had to do my research and ask around my work friends and the consensus place for a Sunday…

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Oh Easter Bunny! {Travel – Bruges, Belgium & Recipe – Chocolate Brownies}

This might sound a bit big-headed but I’d like to think that I’m unique and don’t always follow the trend to some degree. But when it comes to loving chocolate, I’m a sheep.  Since a young age, chocolate was amazing! Any form…

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