Thai Coconut Soup

There are a few reasons why I love this soup recipe. For a start I’m obsessed with all things coconut at the moment. Secondly, it’s one of those dishes that you can play around with and add your own twist to. Thirdly, it’s also great for using up left over veggies as you can throw…

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Pearl Barley Risotto

Pearl Barley is cheap, filling and healthy. So I don’t understand why more people don’t use it. This pearl barley risotto is one of my staple go to dishes. Sometimes I use chicken, sometimes I don’t. Depends on my mood. Don’t worry about measuring out the ingredients perfectly and add/remove things to your own taste!…

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Recipe: Cranberry and Pistachio Biscotti

I love homemade cranberry and pistachio biscotti, it’s so much nicer than the ones you can pick up in the supermarket. This is a Nigella biscotti recipe and is in Nigellissima: Instant Italian Inspiration (which by the way has a fabulous Italian Christmas section). They’re also a great idea for easy homemade gifts. Recipe: Cranberry…

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Summer Cocktails: 4 Step Strawberry Daiquiri

So this Friday cocktail thing is becoming a bit of a habit. Not that I’m complaining of course, the best part of posting cocktail recipes is the testing. So I was going to post over the weekend but then I read that today is National Daiquiri day and what could be better on NDD than a strawberry daiquiri,…

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A very green smoothie : recipe

My green smoothies tend to be a whatever is to hand affair. Usually a way of using up any left over vegetables as you really can bung anything in them. Green Smoothie Benefits:  They great way of getting your vegetables in, especially if you’re not that keen on eating them. I’m not keen on juicing as…

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Chocolate Nutella Fudge Recipe

I’m afraid that I’m still slightly addicted to Nutella. I blame Kirsty of things that have caught my eye for sharing nutella boards on pinterest – it’s encouraged me to continue this love affair. Anyway, I made some Nutella Fudge – gooey, chocolatey, super simple to make and perfect for the weekend. Here’s what you…

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