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Tag: Food

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Chocolate Wars

Chocolate started out as a humble drink, sold by Quaker businesses as an alternative to the alcohol destroying so many lives. The 19th century saw their quest to improve their products and fend off bankruptcy. Little did they know quite how successful this weird bean…

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Tarte Rosette Tricolore

This is just one of the mouth-watering recipes included in Freedom Fries and CafΓ© CrΓ¨me by Jocelyne Rapinac; a collection of transatlantic stories revolving around love and food. I’ll be reviewing the book as part of Paris in July later in the month and hopefully…

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Me Before You Biscuits

I won these lovely iced biscuits* via Twitter in celebration of the release of Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. Thanks to both Penguin and Biscuiteers for these pretty and yummy biscuits. There is a Biscuiteers book available which I’m thinking of buying however I’m…

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Mini Baked Cheesecakes

Guest Blogger: Mike Stimpson Makes 10 individual cheesecakes. Base: 150g McVities Digestive biscuits (or any crumbly biscuit) 70g butter (melted) Filling: 250g cream cheese 75g caster sugar 1 large egg 1 tbsp lemon juice 100ml double cream Topping: Fresh raspberries Icing sugar for dusting Preheat…

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Coconut Bread

I was watching the Great British Bake Off this week and was tempted by the coconut bread rolls one contestant made. Well I couldn’t find a suitable recipe online so I made one myself. A few people have asked for it so here it is!…

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Christchurch Food Festival

Original post: Wednesday 11th May I’ve nothing book related to post today so here’s the next best thing, food! Christchurch Food Festival is an annual event and seems to get bigger every year. I managed to snap a few photos before it got too crowded…

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Free Graze Box

I’ve really enjoyed my free and half price graze boxes this week. I’d seen them around before and thought they were a good idea but a bit pricey. However they’ve stopped me spending money in the work canteen on food that’s really unhealthy and one…

Non-Fiction

Amore and Amaretti

AT A GLANCE: Genre: Non Fiction — Food — Memoir Setting: Florence, Italy 2/5 Stars (OK) Victoria Cosford is an Australian food writer who also teaches Italian cookery classes. Amore and Amaretti is a memoir of her time spent in Tuscany and is a recent…

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30 Minute Meals

I am slowly working my way through Jamie Oliver’s 30 Minute Meals and I felt it might be appropriate to share my experiences as the recipes are coming out of a book. They are possible in half an hour but don’t expect to get the…