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FRENCH TOAST RASPBERRY ROLL-UPS

If you don’t already follow the Tasty videos on Buzzfeed, you really should. Every day they produce quick, easy videos of delicious looking meals. I look forward to their videos popping up all over my Facebook newsfeed each day, and find myself becoming mesmerised by these 50 second videos of recipes that look…

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TOMATO, FETA & BASIL OMELETTE

I feel a bit silly posting a recipe for something as simple as an omelette but this was so tasty, I just wanted to share it. I don’t like diets, I always think its best just to eat tasty, nutritious food that you enjoy and this omelette is so quick and…

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PANDORO FRENCH TOAST

I love French toast and I love pandoro so what could be better than pandoro French toast? I’ll tell you what…nothing! I reserve making French toast for the weekends when I have time to cook and enjoy a leisurely breakfast/brunch. I normally make it using brioche but seeing as its Christmas, I decided to try it…

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WHITE HOT CHOCOLATE

I was watching the Food Network yesterday, (surprise surprise) and Ina was on, as always. I have a deep love for Ina, or the Barefoot Contessa as she is otherwise known.  I have expressed my love for her before and always take great pleasure watching her programmes. Yesterday, in an episode…

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CHOCOLATE BEETROOT BROWNIES

I recently discovered Farmdrop, an online farmers market, and as part of my first order I bought some beautiful beetroot. I wasn’t quite sure what I was going to do with it until one Sunday afternoon I was craving chocolate brownies so I started looking out the ingredients I needed…

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GINGERBREAD CAKE WITH ORANGE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Its cold and miserable outside so I thought I would post this seasonal recipe for gingerbread cake. Oddly, even though I’m no fan of ginger, I actually love gingerbread cake and just as I was thinking of making one, Barefoot Contessa came on the Food Network with her gingerbread cupcakes! There were…

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SWEETCORN FRITTERS

I love breakfast but I often don’t have time for it during the week. I always have a tub of homemade toasted muesli in the office which I like to have with berries and yoghurt, but when the weekend comes around I like to make some effort with my breakfasts.…

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PEACHES & BURRATA

When I was in the Southern States earlier this year, I ate at a fabulous restaurant in East Nashville called Little Octopus. There, I tasted burrata with pickled peaches and kaffir lime and it was sensational. For the rest of the road trip my friend Cassie and I couldn’t stop talking about…

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TOASTED MUESLI

I really notice a huge difference in my eating habits over the course of a day, based on what I have for breakfast. Sometimes I skip it, then I end up snacking by 10am. Or if I eat too early, at about 7.30/8am, I’m still hungry at 10ish and I…

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HOMEMADE GNOCCHI

Summer so far has been pretty ok. Well, for London anyway. We’ve had quite a few hot and sunny days in a row and that’s quite a novelty. However, the beautiful weather broke last week and instead of sunshine we for thunder and lightning then high winds and heavy rain.…

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NASU DENGAKU (MISO GLAZED AUBERGINE)

I absolutely adore aubergines. I could eat them every day, and often do. I’m always on the lookout for new recipes for them. A recent discovery was Sabrina Ghayour‘s incredible recipe for Kashk-e-Bedemjan – aubergines with caramelised onions and whey. It BLEW MY MIND! You can find the recipe for…

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SWEETENED LABNEH WITH MIXED BERRIES

One of my favourite desserts is Greek yoghurt with mixed berries and honey. Very simple, but delicious. Recently, I had labneh, a strained yoghurt, in a salad and remembered how much I liked it.  So yesterday, I decided to strain the Greek yoghurt I had in my fridge, and make it…

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