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Five fun recipes to try this weekend

It’s the nations favourite hobby. We watch TV shows about it, read books about it and during lockdown deprived supermarkets of the basics just so we could enjoy it. So, if like us you love to bake here are five fun recipes to try this weekend! 1. Gluten-free Kinder Cookie Bars View this post on […]

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Five fun recipes to try this weekend

Easter weekend may be over, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop baking, after all it’s the nations favourite hobby. If you’ve still got the baking bug then why not try one of these five fun recipes this weekend? 1. Mallowmars View this post on Instagram A post shared by S a r a […]

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10 Fun bakes to try with your family this Easter

As a nation we love to bake and there is no time like the present. Easter may still be a good month away (Sunday, April 4) that doesn’t mean we can’t start the festivities early. If you’re looking for some fun bakes to keep you family occupied over the next few weeks, full of Cream […]

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Six pancake recipes perfect for Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Day is celebrated in February or March preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent). Pancakes are associated with Shrove Tuesday because they are a way to use up rich foods such as eggs, milk, and sugar before the fasting season of the 40 days of Lent. The moveable […]

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Homemade pizza dough recipes for World Pizza Day

We’re still in lockdown, and we all love a takeaway pizza and won’t blame you for ordering one this World Pizza Day. However, if you fancy a challenge, why not try and make your own. Here are five pizza dough recipes for a fun kitchen adventure. 1. All Recipes, Quick and Easy Pizza Crust Find […]

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Three recipes you need this British Yorkshire Pudding Day

The story of the Yorkshire pudding begins hundreds of years ago… Back when wheat flour began to become a common ingredient used in making cakes and puddings. Cooks in the North of England began to use the fat from the dripping pan to cook a batter pudding while meat roasted in the oven. In 1737, […]

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All the recipes you need for World Nutella Day

World Nutella Day was established in February 5, 2007 by Sara Rosso an American blogger and Nutella lover. Now we celebrate World Nutella Day every February, 5. You can join in the fun this year with the hashtag #WorldNutellaDay and while there are a few ways you can get involved, the yummiest way is through […]

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Five winter cocktails to try this Christmas

It’s time to eat, drink and be merry as Christmas is just around the corner. We’ve picked five winter cocktails to put you in the festive spirit with flavours of fresh peppermint, warm gingerbread and zesty citrus fruits. 1. White Chocolate Peppermint Martini 2. Naughty Rudolph 3. Buck’s Fizz 4. Gingerbread Martini 5. Jack Frost […]

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LIFESTYLE

19 Things to put in your Christmas Eve box

Christmas Eve is fast approaching, leaving little time to get all our Christmas shopping in order. Which means it’s about the right time to start thinking about Christmas Eve boxes. You may put one together for your children, partner or even treat yourself to one, because they’re a wonderful part of Christmas Eve as you […]

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Five Christmas cookie recipes to bake with your family in 2020

While baking Christmas cookies is usually an American tradition, there is nothing wrong with adopting a little festive cheer, especially this year. Baking with your family can be one of the most enjoyable and satisfying activities. So, gather the troops and pick your favourite cookie recipe because it’s nearly Christmas and there is no excuse […]

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Festive hot chocolate seven ways

Yesterday we woke up to the first frost of Autumn, we could see our breath in the air as ice nipped at our finger tips. So, in preparation for the cold days ahead we’ve gathered up some of the best hot chocolate recipes to keep you warm on the run up to Christmas. Classic Hot […]

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The Great British Bake Off crowns its youngest winner to date

Last nights final (November 24) of the Great British Bake Off saw Peter Sawkins, Laura Adlington and Dave Friday enter the tent to compete for the final time. The three hopefuls had to complete a custard slice Signature Challenge, and a complex Technical which saw them tackle Prue Leith’s Coffee Walnut Whirls before going all […]

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GBBO: Five recipes to bake your way into the final

It’s the final of the Great British Bake Off. With only three bakers left it all comes down their final bakes. So let’s join Peter, Dave and Laura for one last bake before the GBBO 2020 winner is announced. As it’s the final, we’re going to give you a sneak peak at this weeks challenges: […]

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GBBO: Five recipes to bake your way into the semi-final

It’s the semi-final in the Great British Bake Off tent. Join the remaining four bakers as they compete for a place in the final and get baking with these five recipes. 1. Gingerbread Traybake View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Baking Explorer (@thebakingexplorer) What we love: A yummy moist cake filled […]

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Get in the Christmas spirit with these festive bakes

The Christmas season is on its way and that means a few things, spending time with family and indulging in decedent food. This year why not treat yourself to some festive homemade bakes – we’ve collected some great recipes to keep you happy and satisfied all season, so check out our Pinterest board and get […]

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GBBO: Five recipes to bake your way into dessert week

It’s dessert week in the Great British Bake Off tent. Join in with the remaining five competitors for some classic puddings as they tackle dessert week and get baking with these five amazing recipes. 1. Chocolate Mousse with Toasted Meringue View this post on Instagram A post shared by Zoë François (@zoebakes) What we love: […]

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Five tasty cocktails to put the spark back into Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night is nearly upon us, and as various displays across the UK are cancelled it appears like so many others it’s going to be a stay-at-home event. So let’s put some spark back into the evening with some festive cocktails. 1. Toffee Apple Sour Cocktail What we love: Toffee apples, obviously. 2. Bonfire Margarita […]

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Have a cosy Bonfire Night at home with these DIY snacks

Bonfire Night is enjoyed by many across the UK as they gather with family, friends and even strangers at local or national landmarks to watch the fireworks. This year due to the coronavirus pandemic, many firework displays have been cancelled. However, there is still some fun to be had, so gather the household and try […]

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GBBO: Five recipes to bake your way into 80s week

It’s 1980s week in the Great British Bake Off tent. Join in with the remaining six competitors for an era themed bake off and have fun recreating these classic 80s desserts. 1. The Best Cocoa Fudge Brownies View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ashley | Baker By Nature (@bakerbynature) What we love: […]

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Five highly reviewed pumpkin cheesecake recipes for autumn

We’ve thrown it back to the classic pumpkin pie popularised in America and traditionally eaten on Thanksgiving. However, here in the UK we tend to prefer our pumpkin spices in our coffee. But, there is one dessert that does bring out little island nation together and that’s cheesecake, it’s silky, smooth and goes down an […]

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Enjoy at home Halloween snacking with these DIY treats

The option of trick-or-treating this year will be leaving a lot of parents in a tough situation. While the government hasn’t released any official statement on whether the activity will be allowed, some parents may be uncomfortable sending their kids door to door interacting with strangers for sweets – for obvious reasons. However, children don’t […]

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National Pumpkin Day: Our top picks

Oh my gourd! October 26 is national pumpkin day – here’s every way you can appreciate the winter squash we love throughout autumn. What To Wear: Halloween Pumpkin & Slogan Graphic Sweatshirt / £9 What To Eat: Pumpkin pie What To Drink: Pumpkin spice latte The Perfect Scent: Bath and Body Works medium candle Don’t […]

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GBBO: Five recipes to bake your way into Japanese week

It’s Japanese week in the Great British Bake Off tent. Join in with the remaining seven competitors for a bake off first as they tackle Japanese week and get baking with these five amazing recipes. 1. Matcha Cheesecake Blondies View this post on Instagram A post shared by 🍓LiveLoveLissa🌱 (@lissarottiers) What we love: A Japanese […]

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Five tasty cocktails to make at home this Halloween

Halloween this year may be more of a stay-at-home event but if you’re looking for something fun to do, why not try whipping up a creepy Halloween cocktail. While a little gimmicky, they can be fun to make and may just put some spirit back into your evening. 1. Witches’ Brew Cocktail What we love: […]

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