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Baking and Butchery at Hobbs House with the Fabulous Baker Brothers

Baking and Butchery at Hobbs House with the Fabulous Baker Brothers

But this is not just any bakery or butcher’s – this is Hobbs House, the family business of Tom and Henry Herbert
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Carrot, Walnut & Chia Cake – Fabulous Foodie Fridays #14

Carrot, Walnut & Chia Cake – Fabulous Foodie Fridays #14

I’ve been eating a lot of pineapple lately, and this Pineapple Pretzel Delight from Seduction in the Kitchen looks like a great way to use up some of the excess pineapples floating around our house
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Chocolate Snickers Cake – Fabulous Foodie Fridays #18

Chocolate Snickers Cake – Fabulous Foodie Fridays #18

If you’ve made any of the recipes from our Fabulous Foodie Friday party, please let us know – both Lucy and I love seeing pictures of your creations
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War Cake . . .  a fruity cake that stands the test of time!

War Cake . . . a fruity cake that stands the test of time!

it sounds like the type of thrifty cake that might have been baked in log cabins out on the prairies or in farm houses, for special occasions just such as Christmas
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The Fabulous Blogging Conference that is #BlogonMOSI

The Fabulous Blogging Conference that is #BlogonMOSI

Among Laura's credits is the annual bloggers' conference Blog On MOSI, perfect for those of us north of Watford, which takes place at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry
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Fabulous Foodie Fridays #15 – Copycat Kung Pao Pasta

Fabulous Foodie Fridays #15 – Copycat Kung Pao Pasta

I tried this Coconut Berry Smoothie from Little Green House through the week and it tasted amazing. So here’s to a Fabulous Friday, the joy of knowing it’s nearly the weekend and the glass of wine that awaits you tonight
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Decorating cakes with real flowers

Decorating cakes with real flowers

Edible flowers are a fast growing trend in the cake industry and one I heartily approve of. I have to say a big thankyou to Rebecca Fennell for all these fabulous photographs
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Fabulous Foodie Fridays #11 – Fruit & Nut Baked Muesli

Fabulous Foodie Fridays #11 – Fruit & Nut Baked Muesli

Quick and delicious meals are always a winner in my house and this Jambalaya from Mrs BC’s House of Chaos ticks all of the right boxes
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Fabulous Foodie Fridays #7 – Apple, Blueberry & Almond Bircher Muesli

Fabulous Foodie Fridays #7 – Apple, Blueberry & Almond Bircher Muesli

We love that it’s like a virtual cookbook, which means one less food magazine lying around the house
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Fabulous Foodie Friday – The Sweet Edition

Fabulous Foodie Friday – The Sweet Edition

This five minute Caramel Sauce recipe from Cooking for Busy Mums is a big favourite in our house. This week we decided to share some of the amazing sweet recipes which were linked up to our Fabulous Foodie Fridays link up party during the year
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"AMARETTIETTO" CAKE

"AMARETTIETTO" CAKE

I always have some Amaretto lying around the house (it's a favourite tipple of ours. Anyone that has been following my recipes for a while will know that I love the taste of Amaretto and I'll find any way to shoehorn it into any recipe I can
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Fabulous Foodie Fridays #19 – Apricot & White Chocolate Oat Slice

Fabulous Foodie Fridays #19 – Apricot & White Chocolate Oat Slice

For such a quick and easy slice, this one really packs a punch in the flavour department – so much so, that’s it still on high rotation at our house
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Corn Cakes with Cilantro Lime Cream

Corn Cakes with Cilantro Lime Cream

The Menu Musings cookbook is sure to be a hit at your house, and will make great gifts. A reader has pointed out to me that these are a variation of Indonesian corn cakes called Perkedel Jagung, which just happens to be one of the most popular foods in Indonesia
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Love Cake April 2014 round up

Love Cake April 2014 round up

cakes are the birthday cakes of choice for the men in our lives. Lots of them can of course be made all year round and there's
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House warmings and Instagram spam

House warmings and Instagram spam

Our plants are potted, the kitchen has a loose order to it, the spare room is jam packed with blog props (and still kind of messy, but beautiful in a way) and we’re feeling slightly smug and grown up about it all
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Day One on The Advent Calendar & Tea Time Treats Birthday Cake Round-Up

Day One on The Advent Calendar & Tea Time Treats Birthday Cake Round-Up

We had wee cakes and big cakes, Gingerbread Houses and Rose cakes, we had them all, ginger and chocolate, rose and apple, it’s been a veritable frenzy of fondant icing and buttercream
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An Old Vintage Hovis Bread Tin and Nigel Slater’s Black Banana Cake Recipe

An Old Vintage Hovis Bread Tin and Nigel Slater’s Black Banana Cake Recipe

I was out of chocolate too – I know that puts me in the minority of the population, but I am on a diet and if I KNOW there is a bar or four of chocolate in the house, I’ll scoff the lot
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Tea Time Treats, Chocolate and Little Spiced Chocolate Christmas Tree Cakes Recipe

Tea Time Treats, Chocolate and Little Spiced Chocolate Christmas Tree Cakes Recipe

These little cakes are my offering for Tea Time Treats this December, which, is a monthly baking challenge run by myself and Kate over at What Kate Baked, where the current challenge has been posted……