Food & Drink: Valentine’s Desserts

As 14 February approaches many of us will be planning a quiet romantic meal with our other half. For some this will involve going out to a favourite restaurant, for others a special meal cooked at home. I am notoriously forgetful when it comes to Valentine’s Day. The day simply fails to register any importance…

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Baking: Cakes – The Creaming Method

The main ingredients for making cakes are flour, fat, sugar and eggs. These are used in varying proportions which will influence the method by which the cake is made. Today I am taking a look at cakes made by what is called the creaming method. Creaming is the baking term used to describe beating the…

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Real kids review the new Vegetarian Happy Meal at McDonald’s #ad

The McDonald’s Happy Meals just got a bit happier this year, with the introduction of the Vegetarian Happy Meal. It features the new Veggie Wrap, available in the Happy Meal now. It debuted on menus across the country along with a Spicy Veggie Wrap option for adults. Both were introduced to provide more choice and…

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Food & Drink: Healthy kick-start for a new year diet

If December is the month of indulgence and excess, January is doubtless the month for cutting it all right back. I’m not about to talk diets, comfort is still very much a necessity during the cold Winter months. Besides I’m nowhere near ready to give up the hearty stew quite yet. However many of us…

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Baking: Last minute Christmas party bakes

Well, this year has gone fast, hasn’t it! I can’t believe that it is now just a few days before Christmas. Are you all prepared?  I for one am not and it’s going to be the usual rush to get it all done.  If you are anything like me then I am sure you will…

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What to do with leftover Christmas ham? Creamy pea & gammon risotto

Get inventive with your leftover gammon or ham with this hearty risotto. But you don’t have to wait until you have leftovers. It makes for a quick and easy supper anytime, sure to please the entire family. Print Recipe Creamy pea & gammon risotto Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins Course: Main CourseCuisine: ItalianKeyword:…

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