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Homemade DIY Gingerbread House Kit

Homemade DIY Gingerbread House Kit

I know it’s early. I know Halloween was only a few days ago… but I went to Boots yesterday and they’re already playing Christmas songs. (Don’t you feel a bit sorry for the staffs having to endure that for 2 months?) And amongst all the…

Sunshine pasties

Sunshine pasties

I am a bit disappointed in myself as I have left my blog to wilt ever since I went back to work full time. But I think now I have finally found a balance and got used to the routine. So I can say now…

Speedy Frittata

Speedy Frittata

It’s been a very tiring 2 weeks… work do last Friday, bowling night this Thursday and on Friday night we went to celebrate J’s dad’s birthday. A very very late night for everybody and I am shattered, I didn’t even drink! Thursday night I had…

Ice-Cream Donut

Ice-Cream Donut

When I was asked to come up with an ice-cream recipe (not making it, but using ready made ones), I was so full of ideas and I surprised myself of all kinds of arteries clogging inventions I dreamt up. I think everyone needs an ultimate…

Amaretti Strawberry Mousse

Amaretti Strawberry Mousse

There’s a change in the air and suddenly summer doesn’t seem so far away any more. With the promise of a healthy glut of strawberries from the allotment, I’ve already been given the order of a strawberries and rhubarb pie from little Ashleigh. The pie…

BBC Good Food Show Summer @ Birmingham NEC Tickets Giveaway

BBC Good Food Show Summer @ Birmingham NEC Tickets Giveaway

It’s that time of year again! The BBC Good Food Show. The chance to see the a list of celebrity chefs (James Martin, Atul Kochhar, Dhrus Baker, Tom Kerridge and Lisa Faulkner), Masterchef favourites John Torode and Shelina Permalloo, and our Bakeoff sweethearts Paul Hollywood,…

Easter Day In!

Easter Day In!

I was so excited about having a 4 days weekend and was trying to plan a (another) busy weekend. However I think my bank account and stamina is not agreeing and so we ended up just chilling out and getting a very well-earned rest instead.…

A Foodies’ Guide to Hong Kong

A Foodies’ Guide to Hong Kong

I was talking to a colleague at work the other day about our travels. When I told him I’m not a big fan of burn-your-tongue-off over the top spicy food, he raised his eyebrows in surprise and said “Oh, that’s strange because most Chinese food…

Switch the Fish

Switch the Fish

As an island I think we could do better at consuming our seafood. Not only a lot of people pull a funny face when they announce “I don’t eat fish”, but the rest of the fish eating population will only eat a few types of…

Turnip Cake (Lo Bak Go)

Turnip Cake (Lo Bak Go)

Turnip cake is a Chinese New Year staple food, you will also find it in any dim sum menu.