Make a difference when you cook with Fair Trade products from Traidcraft!

Have you ever given Fair Trade much thought? In a world where the gap between the very rich and the very poor continues to grow isn’t it time we all pulled together to address this issue? I’m a staunch believer in fairness and not working for free or less than the minimum wage. When someone …

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July’s Credit Crunch Munch

                It’s my pleasure to be hosting July’s Credit Crunch Munch which I run along with the lovely Helen of Fuss Free Flavours. This month anything frugal goes as usual but I’d love to see what bargains you can find in your local supermarket just before closing. With …

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Green Soup with Sea Spaghetti & my 1p bargains!

Last Sunday I popped out for some sugar to make some Gooseberry Jam as my dad, ever the fruit magnet, had been invited to pick gooseberries at a local allotment and kindly delivered a carrier bag full to me. I thought I’d time my visit to my local Tesco to be about an hour and …

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Spicy Black Turtle Bean Burgers

The other day I came across a bag of black turtle beans that had recently gone out of date at the back of my cupboard. I’d been sent them last year and at the time I created some delicious Flavours of Brazil Turkey Burgers with Bacon and Pineapple. So a huge wave of guilt came …

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Curried Egg Mayonnaise with Ham & Sweetcorn Jacket Potato

The great thing about growing older is the fact that you have an abundance of food memories and every now and then you dig one out and relive it. One such food memory for me is this Curried Egg Mayonnaise with Ham & Sweetcorn Jacket Potato. When I was a teen there used to be …

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Banana & Cacao Milkshake

Having felt completely run down with chronic hay fever lately (I think this is the worst year I can remember) my get up and go has been somewhat flagging. So yesterday I looked around the kitchen for something to pick me up and spotted a bag of organic Cacao Powder I’d been sent. I have …

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Poor Man’s Crispy Duck (Pulled Hoisin Pork Tortillas)

Do you ever find that when you try and find that pair of shoes, or go looking for your child’s size in school uniform or need to find some inspiration you just can’t find it. It seems the harder you try to find these things the more evasive they become like a cruel trick. It’s …

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The MAD Blog Awards 2015 and my shock at being a finalist!

Last week I was just going about my business when I discovered on Facebook that I was one of six finalists in the MAD Blog Awards in the Best Food Blog category (MAD stands for mums and dads but funnily enough in Danish it means food)! My first comment on the thread was “shut the …

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Rhubarb & Strawberry Jam

My daughter has nicknamed me ‘The Crazy Jam Lady’ and I have to say that suits me fine as I absolutely adore making jam. In the last 3 years I have gone from complete novice to having won 2 1st prizes for my jams at the local village show. So in that time and with …

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Egg, Leek and Potato Curry

Last night I went to cook some pork chops but inspired by Jacqueline of Tinned Tomatoes, hubby said he wanted to have a Meat Free Monday. Well, only too happy to oblige I went to the fridge for some veggie inspiration. There were lots of leeks in the fridge as well as eggs and potatoes …

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