A foray into caramel

I have been making chocolates in varying forms for a few months now, both from scratch vegan chocolate and just melting a good old bar of cooking chocolate (mainly milk and white as they are harder to replicate). I have layered them in moulds but until today I had never filled them with anything (other […]

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Veggie Italian Bread Soup

“Are you consciously giving up meat?” My father asked over lunch as I was telling him about my latest vegetarian creation – I explained that as I prep my 4 days worth of lunches for work days I was not overly keen on prepping things with meat in, partly due to food hygiene (although im […]

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How to train a squash…

Now I do not profess to know much about gardening but I do understand the principle of training a squash. As I was checking on them yesterday I was delighted to see many long tendrils and vines with fruit on them. To train them is simple, as you can see in the picture, a few […]

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The Veg Garden 2017

Just a few shots from the garden – its starting to grow into something really special…. as you can see there are courgettes, potatoes, 2 kinds of kale, some red cabbage and purple Brussels sprouts and a couple of other things we are hoping for a bumper crop this year.   It is exciting to […]

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Cheesy Pinwheels

Originally posted on ruffles & macarons:
There’s only one word I can think of when I bite into these delicious nuggets… YAAAAAS!!! You only need 4 ingredients for these super easy cheesy bites! Cheesy Pinwheels 1 sheet of puff pastry, thawed 4 oz. cream cheese 3 oz. cheddar cheese 4 strips of bacon Preheat oven…

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Frankfurt

The bus from Cologne was a reasonable journey and for a mere 7 euros you couldn’t complain – the free wifi was also impressive (take note bus companies of Britain you are archaic in your transport facilities.A confusing start with the help of google maps and the discovery that there was a gay pride festival […]

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