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I think the title of this post says everything you need to know! Summer will soon be here and these Pimms and lemonade ice lollies are a great naughty (but oh so nice!) alternative to ordinary ice lollies. They are not suitable for children, but very suitable for adults. Great to...
Quick Banoffee pie, quick dessert, quick banoffee recipe, banoffee pie,
Banoffee pies are always a great way to finish off your evening meal when you are entertaining. I love making these little banoffee pies as individual treats for guests as you can really "jazz" them up by personalising the presentation plates or adding a message. What will you need?
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OK, so I know I'm biased, but there is nothing like a slice of original Dutch Apple Pie. It's not like any of the apple pies you've tasted in England (or anywhere else). You can have it for dessert, or as a treat with a cup of coffee next time you've got visitors.

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watermelon sorbet with lime

Simple 2 ingredient Watermelon & Lime Sorbet

Gorgeously sweet and juicy watermelons remind me of our family holidays we had in Turkey over the years. They are such a welcome treat on a hot day! ...
water melon fruit bowl

How to make a watermelon fruit bowl

Summer is on its' way and with any luck (please let it be a good summer!) this will mean plenty of outdoor eating and entertaining! Having a fresh fruit...
Home made hummus, hummus, home-made hummus, quick hummus recipe, hummus recipe

10 minute recipe for homemade hummus

Hummus is traditionally served with flat bread, but equally delicious as a dip with carrots, celery and cucumber. Or try it with crackers or tortillas. Sprinkled with...
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Hidden egg surprise Meatloaf with bacon

I like presenting foods that have an element of surprise and this meatloaf certainly ticks the box! Now, I mean a surprise as in a good thing. Not as...
Vegan fudge, vegan fudge recipe, pecan fudge, fudge recipe

Vegan Salted Maple Pecan Fudge

OK, I admit .. I'm not vegan. But our daughter is, so we try to cut down on the amount of meat we consume and aim to have a...

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Make a soap dispenser from a Jack Daniel’s bottle

Re-using old bottles are such a cool and easy way to creating a quirky soap dispenser for your home. So with Father's...
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Make your own shattered marbles jewellery

I just love shiny and sparkly things (apart from mirrored furniture - it's just too much effort to keep those fingerprints off!..)....
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How to make an “Etsy inspired” punny planter

I love plants .. despite being somewhat of a self confessed plant killer! (If you feel my pain, check out this post...
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From storage jar to nautical rope candle holder

Living near the sea-side of course it's inevitable that we've got quite a few nautical accessories in our home. What am I...
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Easy spring wreath – no craft experience required!

Spring is by far my favourite season. I just love the lush green everywhere and the promise of better weather ahead (yes,...