Left Over Roast Lamb Pie

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Left Over Lamb pie

Left Over Roast Lamb Pie This left over roast lamb pie is not so much a ‘recipe’, more a suggestion for sparking new life into left over roast. Mr PaintSewGlueChew got a new barbecue last year.  To say he’s an enthusiastic griller would be a bit of understatement.  Any opportunity to fire it up and head to the butchers, and he’s … 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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Pimp up your Chocolate Cake with Homemade Chocolate Jazzies

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Homemade Jazzies

Homemade Chocolate Jazzies These homemade chocolate jazzies elevate a plain chocolate cake (if there is such a thing) into the big league.  They are very quick and easy to make – and create a bit of a wow impact for virtually no effort.  (Especially for bakers like me who can’t ice). If you use decent chocolate these are so much … Read More

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Deliciously Ella Book Review

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Deliciously Ella Book Review Ella Woodward is one of the keynote speakers at the Britmums annual conference in a weeks time, and I have been asked to write review of her book Deliciously Ella.  I’m giving away a copy of the book to one lucky reader.  See details at the foot  to see how to win – closing date 26th June 2015 Unless … Read More

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4 Hour Beef Bourguignon

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Best Beef Bourguignon

4 Hour Beef Bourguignon Beef bourguignon is one of our all time family favourites.  The beauty of this dish is that the flavour comes from the slow cook – which you can do on a very low heat in the oven, or in a slow cooker.  Its almost impossible not to make this delicious. If you have the time, it … Read More

Diana4 Hour Beef Bourguignon