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Baker of the week – Mary Berry

  Baker of the week – Mary Berry The Great British Bake Off  is back, which means Mary Berry is back in our lives! Having trained at The Cordon Bleu and becoming cookery editor of Housewife magazine and Ideal Home magazine, she certainly knows a thing or two about baking. She makes cake making look so effortless and has a love for layers and a hate for soggy bottoms (we’re talking pastries!) Since the return of the Great British Bake off, Mary has inspired us all to have a go... Read More

25/08/2016
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Brain Boosting Foods

Everyone knows that the food you eat can affect your body, but did you also know that the food we eat can impact your brain? By paying more attention to the foods you are eating instead of just consuming calories can help your brain thrive and can also help people with ‘brain fog’. Brain fog is a common term used to describe people who experience symptoms of confusion, forgetfulness and lack of mental clarity! Check out some of these super foods. Celery Celery is one of the richest sources of... Read More

11/08/2016
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Top Gifts to take to a BBQ

With the BBQ season well underway, we thought we would put together a few gift ideas to take to the next BBQ that you attend to thank the host (and maybe even get yourself another invite) Forget a sharing bag of crisps that you’ve picked up last minute from the corner shop, this year get a little bit more creative and be the best guests your friends and family have ever welcomed. Citronella Candles Everyone knows just how useful the bug-repellent candles are, especially when the wasps and mozzies come... Read More

28/07/2016
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Keep Cool with Homemade Ice Lollies

There is nothing more cooling than a delicious ice lolly on a hot day. Everyone loves them from the kids to the grandparents and they make the perfect weekend treat! It’s so simple to make your own at home and it means you can create flavours that everyone will love – it’s also a fun activity to get the kids involved in during the summer break. We have put together a few recipes for you to get you started! You will of course need some ice lolly moulds so make... Read More

15/07/2016
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Ice Cream Desserts #NationalIceCreamDay

If you didn’t already know, today is National Ice Cream Day! If today isn’t an excuse to eat your weight in ice cream then we don’t know what is; we are certainly taking advantage of this opportunity. We have put together a few recipes to really help you celebrate in the most delicious way. What to do: – If your using shop bought cookies, simply spoon out or slice a large dollop of ice cream and put it on top of the flat side of the cookie. Place another cookie... Read More