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National Pie Week – vegan style

National Pie Week – vegan style It’s National Pie Week!  Pie’s are very close to my heart – a rich and comforting treat, best enjoyed in winter, when the weather is gloomy. This winter has thrown a bit of a curve ball on the pie front, as our daughter is now vegan. Previously I thought catering for a veggie diet was tricky enough (I

2019-03-04T16:05:16+00:00

Sweet Summer Treats – Limoncello ice lolly recipe

As we are having such a lovely summer this year, I thought it was time to add another summer inspired dessert to my culinary repertoire 😊 This gorgeous grown-up ice lolly is based on an American ‘creamsicle’ a sublime mixture including fresh cream and Limoncello – yummy yum! The ingredients are indulgent, however I do believe in ‘a little of what you fancy’ –

2018-07-30T13:51:02+01:00

Britain’s Best Home Cook – my ultimate chocolate pudding

Who doesn’t love chocolate?  (well other than BBHC’s Pippa!) After watching episode 5 of Britain’s Best Home Cook, I immediately starting rifling through my ‘baking box’, which is a large plastic container, stuffed to the gunnels with my baking goodies.  Alas, someone who shall remain nameless had nicked off with my dark chocolate stash! Not to be deterred, I sensibly put together a shopping

2018-07-30T13:51:11+01:00

Britain’s Best Home Cook – my ultimate burger

I’ve been a Mary Berry fan ever since we had our Aga range cooker fitted.  As a thank you from Aga, we received Mary Berry’s Aga cookbook, which I still refer to today. I really like Mary’s no-nonsense approach and enjoy her style of presenting which is straightforward but kind.  So, when the new BBC production ‘Britain’s Best Home Cook’ was announced, I was

2018-07-30T13:51:36+01:00

The Handmade Ice Cream Company

The Handmade Ice Cream Company is a family run business, based in Ulverston. They produce a delicious range of ice creams made with cream from their own herd of Jersey cows (Jerseys produce milk with a high fat content, so perfect for high quality ice-cream). The Handmade Ice Cream Company supply shops and wholesale, along with restaurants and cafes.

2018-07-30T13:51:54+01:00

Calder Foods

Calder Foods are part of Creative Foods Europe, manufacturers of sandwich fillings, marinated and cooked meats, salads and sauces. Brief: Photograph a range of meal solutions that demonstrate how easy it is to create a delicious take-away meal with Calder Foods ‘love food’ range. The primary purpose of this shoot was to create a range of

2018-07-30T13:52:03+01:00
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