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Review Round-up: What a Come-back!

Wow, what an amazing comeback for the BritMums Reviews round-up! Thank you to everyone who submitted a review to share. Between checking out your reviews and staying super-busy with reviews of all sorts over on Kiddy Reviews, I feel I may have neglected my husband somewhat this month! Anyone reviewing anything to help keep on top […]

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Anjum Anand’s Herby quinoa and chickpea salad

The cookbook author and celebrity chef Anjum Anand shares her recipe for quinoa and chickpea salad, which can be dairy free or made with goat’s curd or cheese. The recipe is excerpted from her new book Anjum’s Quick & Easy Indian, available now. Photo credit: Lisa Linder Inspired by tabbouleh, this lovely salad contrasts creamy quinoa […]

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Anjum Anand’s Baked ricotta with chard

It was our great pleasure to hear Anjum Anand speak at BritMums Live and also let the audience taste her delicious chutneys. (Which one was your favourite?) Anjum has shared this lip-smacking ricotta and chard recipe as well as the quick chutney from her new book Anjum’s Quick & Easy Indian available now. Photo credit: […]

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#BritMumsLive Food styling session: What to bring

We’re delighted this year to be offering a food photography and styling session with msmarmitelover and Cooksister — it will help you transform your food photographs into things of delectable beauty. We will be doing mini food photography set-ups that you can practice on in teams. You’ll get both technical and artistic advice. To make […]

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DIY Bleach Patterned Jeans

BritMums is partnering with Etsy to celebrate great crafting and home businesses, and to provide advice for all you entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs-to-be who have been toying with setting up a business based on your crafts or collections. We’re featuring cool crafts and inspiring creators over the coming weeks. Back this week is Xenia, an Etsy […]

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75 top tips for Christmas dinner

Stressed about preparing the perfect Christmas meal? With the Big Day just around the corner, we asked you to share the your best tips, tricks and shortcuts in our #BessieXmasTips Twitter party. The party was sponsored by Aunt Bessie’s. Aunt Bessie’s range helps mums create their perfect family Christmas dinner with ease, full of ‘roastiness’. […]

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Marco Pierre White’s sage & onion stuffing recipe

Marco Pierre White hung out with BritMums bloggers talking about all things turkey-related with our Lean on Turkey campaign. We finished off the year with the Most Important Meal of the year: Christmas Dinner. (Watch the full hangout for tips on turkey preparation, stuffing, sprouts and more) And what’s turkey at this time of year […]

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Join us: Marco talks Xmas turkey with bloggers

We’re thrilled to announce that we are going to be hanging out again with chef Marco Pierre White. This time he’ll be sharing tips on creating the perfect Christmas turkey. Several BritMums food bloggers will be chatting with Marco and posing their trickiest questions. And you can take part too by watching live on our […]

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41 spooky Halloween foods, crafts & decorations

In the past year we have embraced Halloween on this side of the Atlantic, and there’s still time to prepare and enjoy the day of chills, thrills, food and fun. Here are some of the best ideas for celebrating with the entire family, from BritMums bloggers. Scroll down for: Decorating ideas Cookies & cakes Healthy […]

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Why we all love the Great British Bake Off

A couple of weeks ago my friend Gela and I met at our local, during which time we caught up about work, family and — naturally — what happened in the latest installment of the Great British Bake Off. A good portion of the evening was spent discussing the dishes that contestants make as well […]

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My lunch with Anjum Anand

She’s beautiful. She’s charming. She creates utterly delicious Indian food. You might think this is enough to actually warrant a marriage proposal to Anjum Anand. As it was, it didn’t come to that. Instead, I was invited to sit down with Anjum and four other journalist/bloggers last week to talk about food, family life and, […]

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How you can save money and the world in 1 simple step

September 2 – 8 is Zero Waste Week, an opportunity for us all to think about the food we waste in our daily lives. It’s time to consider how much we throw away, as Rachelle Strauss writes in this guest post. Would you throw away something that you knew could save someone else’s life? Would […]

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Video: Marco Pierre White talks summer turkey recipes

Marco Pierre White hung out again with BritMums and several bloggers from the network, talking about summer turkey recipes. We came away with: Ideas for marinades Picnic and lunchbox bites Barbecue tips Tempting recipes for kids Joining us were the lovely and talented Mari from Mari’s World, Mary Key from Keynko, Otilia from Romanian Mum […]

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6 different ways to eat turkey

Turkey is a delicious ingredient that’s also great for anyone watching their weight. In our Summer Turkey Recipe Challenge, we’re challenging bloggers to create their own recipes with fresh turkey, sponsored by Lean on Turkey. It’s high in protein and essential for growth and repair as part of a varied and balanced diet and healthy […]

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Join our #SpecialK30 Linky Challenge – you could win an iPad mini!

A lot has changed from 30 years ago: Dynasty-era shoulder pads have come and gone, Karma Chameleon is (thankfully) no longer top of the charts and now one of the most popular cereals is updating. For the first time since 1983, Kellogg’s is changing Special K with a new, more delicious and wholesome recipe. The […]

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Dads Round-Up: Food, food glorious food!

‘Food, food, glorious food! What is there more handsome, gulped, swallowed or chewed?’ So the song asks. Stop sniggering at the back. It’s you isn’t it? It’s always you with the smutty mind. See me after class. Anyway, as I was about to say. Food eh? Lovely stuff. Food isn’t always merely something to shovel […]

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Join us: Marco Pierre White hangs out with BritMums!

He’s been called the original rock and roll chef. Now Marco Pierre White is hanging out with us at BritMums, talking about cooking. Marco will be with us straight from Susanna’s kitchen, talking about his cooking influences and sharing his tips and advice for cooking with fresh turkey. The G+ hangout is sponsored by Lean […]

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Review: Four Seasons Bosphorus for a weekend

It was dark and Istanbul was shiny with rain as the taxi driver and I sluiced our way through busy streets from the airport to the Four Seasons Hotel at the Bosphorus. I’d always wanted to visit Istanbul, even before I heard the They Might Be Giants cover of Istanbul (Not Constantinople). Earlier this year […]

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