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Dumpsy Dearie Jam and Tea Time Treats for October

Dumpsy Dearie Jam and Tea Time Treats for October

After chuckling away at the brilliant name, it transpires that Dumpsy (or Dumpsie) Dearie Jam is a traditional English recipe from either Worcestershire or Gloucestershire (both lay claim to this most delicious of sticky treats) designed to use a glut of Autumnal fruit
Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict

Be careful not to do it too hard, as the water is really hot. Gently pour the eggs one by one in to the water and the swirling water should assist with enveloping the yolk in the egg white
Roasted Beetroot and Raw Cacao Nib Cupcakes

Roasted Beetroot and Raw Cacao Nib Cupcakes

So I brought out the aforementioned Green & Black’s cook book and showed him images of the cocoa bean, the white fluff of the interior and the cacao nibs from where we get our real chocolate
French Country Apple Pie

French Country Apple Pie

Admittedly, this may become a new recipe entirely, but they have to start somewhere. I remember it being challenging to say the least – but certainly satisfying based on the appreciation received on the end result
Bored with brambles?

Bored with brambles?

I always freeze some for a lovely treat in the middle of winter, when fresh berries are nowhere to be found, or are ridiculously expensive (not to mention fairly tasteless) in the supermarket
Week 29: MEXICO - Mexico City

Week 29: MEXICO - Mexico City

For example, there's Polanco (see The best things I ate this week below for the food tour we had there), the upmarket pocket of the city where Lous Vuitton's grandson lives and where everyone has a good-looking dog
7 Things I loved at The Allergy & Free From Show London 2016

7 Things I loved at The Allergy & Free From Show London 2016

Seriously, one of the best things you can do at an Allergy & Free From Show is to go up and get chatting to the people behind the brands… from the supermarket giants to the tiny start-ups, there are inspirational people everywhere who really want to chat to you too
Mix seeds N Pear Ladoo / Truffles - Eat Nutritious, Feel Fabulous 20th March !

Mix seeds N Pear Ladoo / Truffles - Eat Nutritious, Feel Fabulous 20th March !

Same reading enthusiasm my daughter has, I collected few baby books even before she was born, she adores books, before going to bed either me or my husband used to read to her, while we go shopping obviously first she rushed to the clothes and shoe shops, same time she never leaves a shopping area before visiting a book shop no matter where she, in UK or abroad
Garlic - growing, using and storing

Garlic - growing, using and storing

fortunately, I keep a record on my computer of what I have planted, and where. most of the dishes I cook – be they casseroles, roasts, curries, North African
Salted Pistachio Rose Cookies

Salted Pistachio Rose Cookies

Once completely cooled, store in an airtight container where they will keep for a couple of weeks. The hard bit is resisting eating them all as you shell
Are Biodegradable Plastics Good For The Environment?

Are Biodegradable Plastics Good For The Environment?

I’m afraid to say that there is no easy answer to the plastics conundrum, apart from avoiding single use plastics where you can and recognising that if a product is labelled as biodegradable then it’s often not the environmental choice that it seems
Apps To Declutter Your Life

Apps To Declutter Your Life

Tis the season of self-improvement, and everywhere we turn there’s a new year new you challenge. Gamification is everywhere, and with last year’s obsession with Pokemon Go