• Nine Things You Should Know Before Dating a Girl Who Cooks

    We are amazing, talented, great conversation, educated, innovative and dedicated just like all the other amazing women out there but there are a few things you should know before you dive straight in. So here’s a little list of the things you can expect. Sugar and spice and all things nice doesn’t begin to cover […]

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  • Chicken, Kale and Coriander Risotto

    I made this risotto recipe for the family, and it’s packed with chicken, peppers, and mushrooms as well as healthy kale. It’s also full of flavour with a generous handful of chopped coriander and a dash of fresh lemon juice! In my recipe below I’ve not included an actual fixed ‘recipe list’ with specific amounts, as it’s really a ‘by […]

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  • Saumon en Papillotte

    This is my new favourite way to cook fish! By encasing the fish in baking paper along with everything you want to season it with or eat alongside it, you end up cooking the fish in its own juices. This means that you don’t loose the moisture, and end up with deliciously tender fish which really […]

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  • Baking Bread with Shipton Mill Flour

    I’ve recently begun baking a lot of bread, which I’ve absolutely loved! But one result of all this bread baking is that I have found that I very quickly ran out of the flour that I was given on my bread baking course. So I went on a little search of the internet, and came across […]

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  • How to Make Homemade Pizza

    I think it can be safely said that I’ve become a bit of a bread and dough fanatic recently, but it’s just so therapeutic to make. That and the kneading basically counts as going to the gym…right? Here’s my recipe for (epic) homemade pizza…  Whilst I haven’t totted it all up exactly the whole recipe […]

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  • 10 Steps to Making Homemade Burger Buns

    I’ve developed a sudden passion for creating bread, so here’s my recipe for soft, crusty bread rolls. These are perfect for burgers,  and as we hit BBQ season what more could you ask for! So without further ado, here’s the method!

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  • Bread Masterclass with Warings Bakery

    So as you may have read in my last post, I was recently lucky enough to go on a bread baking masterclass with Warings Bakery near Reading. Warings run a number of fantastic weekend sessions to teach you all about how to make bread, and when my lovely new boss told me that I could […]

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  • Some Tips from a Bread Baking Masterclass

    I’ve been trying to bake bread for a while, but I’ve never been able to get it quite right. I don’t know what it was, the kneading, the recipes or something else entirely but I had only ever made one successful loaf of bread…until now. I was lucky enough to be sent by work on […]

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  • 13 things that happen when you love food

    So food is kind of my thing, in case you hadn’t noticed. Some other people are good at fashion, some people are good at maths, some people are really really good at naming every one of the Kardashians…but food is what i’m good at. There are however some occupational hazards of being completely, 100% obsessed […]

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  • Homemade Lasagna for all the Family

    It has been a terribly long time since I last posted! It has been a busy few months what with starting a new job (in food PR, YAY me!) but tonight I can finally find time to post on my very neglected blog. I love a real home cooked meal for the whole family, from […]

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