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V is for Vegan: Guest post by MsMarmiteLover

Kerstin Rodgers, aka MsMarmiteLover, has been very busy the past couple of years. She is winner of best online food writer, Fortnum & Mason Awards 2014 and guild of Food Writers Food Blog of the Year Winner 2013. Known for her successful Supper Clubs fame, she has been adding more strings to her bows. She […]

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#MixUpYourMenu Twitter party: How to mix up family favourites

How do you inject a little variety into meals with your old favourites? Our #MixUpYourMenu Twitter party is the place to share your tips, tricks and tasty family meals. We especially want to hear your inspiration with Birds Eye mealtime favourites fish fingers, peas, chicken grills, burgers and new wholegrain fish fingers! When you tweet […]

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Healthy Egg Meals you’ll love

When it comes to cooking, eggs are almost magical. They contain vitamins A, D, B12 and folate. They are delicious when runny, hard, fried, boiled, poached, coddled or baked. They only have 66 calories per medium egg. And as we discovered with our #HealthyEggMeals Challenge, they can elegantly take centre stage in family meals. The […]

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21 family recipes using flavour pots

OXO are convinced that their new range of Herbs & More flavour pots are so easy to use that they wanted to see mums let their little Kitchen Magicians do the cooking for once. So 15 BritMums bloggers took up the challenge and became assistants to the magicians as the children took over the preparation […]

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Ivor Peters The Urban Rajah talks to BritMums

Hangout: Autumn curry recipes with Urban Rajah

This Thursday, 13 November 2014, we’re hanging out with Ivor Peters, aka the Urban Rajah, about delicious curry recipes your family will love. Ivor has cookbooks, is on TV, runs pop-up restaurants and has a spectacular moustache. Some of you may remember Ivor from BritMums Live 2014, where he spoke on one of our foodie […]

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Tweet egg meals with leftovers at #BritishEggWeek Twitter party

It’s #BritishEggWeek and we’re celebrating again with a Twitter party all about the tasty meals you can make combing British Lion eggs with leftovers! Come tweet your favourite egg meals on October 7 from 13:00 – 14:300 BST. You could win 1 of 10 £20 shopping vouchers! Eggs can make a meal out of anything. […]

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40 ways to get kids involved & eating at teatime

How do you get back into teatimes routines with your family during back-to-school season? At our #afterschoolchefs Twitter party, mums shared how they make teatimes easier and how the kids get involved. You told us what your children enjoy eating and how you get them helping in the kitchen. The #Afterschoolchefs party was sponsored by […]

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Twitter party: Your quick teatime solutions for your after school chefs

Back to school season means getting back into a routine. Our #Afterschoolchefs Twitter party is about making teatime meals easier than ever. Come tweet how you get back into teatime routine on September 16 from 13:00 – 14:30 BST. You could win 1 of 10 £25 shopping vouchers! The #Afterschoolchefs party is sponsored by Birds […]

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Review round-up

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 quinoa and chickpea salad recipe

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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Aunt Bessies Christmas Twitter party yorkshire puddings

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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Great British Bake Off

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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