Melting Snowman White Hot Chocolate Jars

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Melting Snowman White Hot Chocolate Jars

Melting Snowman White Hot Chocolate Jars Abbi and I made these melting snowman white hot chocolate jars as part of a Christmas gift exchange with her friends this year.  They make a great easy and quick little craft, and a very cute little cost effective gift. And who doesn’t want an excuse to drink steaming mugs of hot chocolate at this … Read More

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Halloween Canapes; Pumpkin shaped cheese and crackers

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Halloween Canapes; Pumpkin shaped cheese and crackers

Halloween Canapes; Pumpkin shaped cheese and crackers Last week the Uk was shocked with the news that following a pricing dispute with its suppliers, Tesco announced that it would no longer be selling Marmite.  Cue mass hysteria.  This did make me reach for my 10 year supply jar of marmite. Halloween just round the corner, these halloween canapes are the perfect love … Read More

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Frankenstein Canapes

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Frankenstein Canapes More cute than scary, these frankenstein canapes can be made in a few minutes for your halloween bash with only 4 ingredients. Ingredients Square crackers (ideally charcoal crackers) Guacamole Seaweed Black Olives The crackers I bought are from Peters Yard.  I love all the crisp breads they make.  I don’t usually choose these black ones, but they were just too perfect … Read More

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Pickled Beetroot, Goats Cheese and Pine Nut Salad

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How pretty are Candy Striped beetroot? These were at a farmers market last week, and I couldnt resist them. They were screaming to be made into pickled beetroot.  I’m not sure they taste any different to the regular variety, but they definitely liven up a plate. On the outside, they are slightly lighter than our usual variety, and you can see … Read More

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Tarte Flambe 3 ways

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Tarte Flambe 3 ways Anyone following me on instagram will know that back in May, I was confined to barracks for a week while my kids studied for exams.  My role was to gently (and sometimes not so gently) cajole the kids, keep the “breaks” to a minimum, and make favourite snacks at periodic intervals to keep spirits up.  One … Read More

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