Foodie Penpals August

It’s foodie¬†penpal¬†time again! And I received another fabulous package this month from Isobel of¬† The Higley Kitchen, you should pop over and check out her yummy recipes. If you don’t know about Foodie¬†Penpals then let me fill you in. Every month on the 5th day Carol Anne from Rock Salt¬†sends us all a foodie¬†match, the […]

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Easy Peasy Blueberry Coconut Macaroons

These are¬†scrumptuous¬†and very, very easy and quick to make. Perfect for when you need something sweet with a cup of tea. I have made these ones with dried blueberries, but you could use cranberries, raspberries, or cherries. They¬†consist of 5 simple ingredients¬†and take¬†only 10¬† mins to cook in the oven.¬† I think a macaroon needs […]

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Hopefully I can make you smile

Firstly, Thank you to everyone who follows my posts, everyone who stops by and for the ‘likes’ and comments, it’s appreciated and keeps me encouraged. And I am having such an enthusiastic burst that I have added another blog to my bow, it’s call My Small Delights. It’s not a foodie blog, it’s indulging some […]

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Fragrant Chicken Noodle Soup

A few weekends ago I boarded a train to Hackney in order to attend a very exciting day of Vietnamese cooking. When I arrived at said¬†class I was greeted by a very friendly face, 2 gorgeous puppies and¬†a punch of the yummiest most comforting aromas you could wish for.¬†Leluu’s classes provide one of the few […]

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Macarons Spanish style Ole!

Whilst wandering through the streets of Barcelona the last place I expected to find was a Macaron shop! This charming little shop was found inside the Arenas de Barcelona on Gran Via de les Corts¬†Catalans in Pla√ßa¬†d’Espanya. The former bullring was built in¬†19oo and then converted to a commercial arena, the Catalans don’t “do” bull […]

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North African Harissa Lamb

Harissa¬†is a paste made of peppers, chilli, garlic, coriander, carraway and a number of other spices depending on region. It is traditionally¬†used in meat and fish stews, however I believe¬†it has a multitude of wonderful uses, including as a pasta pesto with crushed tomatos. I first used Harissa to make some lamb Taco’s and I […]

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