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All I want for Christmas… choose one from the list please.

Horrible weather isn’t it. Awful for those who need to finish / start the Christmas Shopping. To help speed things along here’s a short, very personal list of some gifts anyone would love. Anyone special like… yours truly xx

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Foraging, fungi, frittata

Since moving into our new home I’ve been busy foraging around the area for new finds. Last week I picked up a mix of lovely mushrooms and when I finished drawing them, as you do, I made a fab frittata.

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Summer’s been and gone but I’m still here.

Hello-o-o-oh-ohohohoo. Oh, echoey in here. And dusty, very dusty and I can tell you a thing or two about dust after the summer that’s just done gone. You see, we moved homes. Sold the small flat we’ve lived in for the past 15 years (that’s the front steps and door on the left above) and […]

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A marvellous mango marinade

Looks like Summer may have decided to make a late show after all. It’s been sunny now for most of this week and, if you don’t mind me fitting in a bit of grumbling, it’s about time too! The sunny days have meant I’ve expanded my daily walks and this week I popped down to […]

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Slow, low, quick, quick, slow. A smoky, sweet beef casserole.

I made this beefy rich casserole last weekend and it was one of the best beef dishes I’ve made in a long while. Plus the leftovers came in mighty handy when I was doing some background research on a food branding project we have bubbling away in our design studio!

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