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Blue cheese and pumpkin pasties #lovecheesechallenge

I love this time of year. Born in October, I’m a true autumn child. To this day I still collect conkers, marvelling at their shiny, marbled sheen that turns…

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Quill, Manchester – restaurant review

I’m not one for frippery; I’m that one who nods sagely along to Masterchef when Greg lambasts a contestant for putting things on plates he can’t eat…

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Baking Powder Free Pancakes – Recipe

I love pancakes in every form; billowy soft pillows American style, ultra thin crepes, classic drop scones straight off the griddle and slathered in salty farmhouse butter – but lately…

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Happy Brunch Eggs – Recipe

I love brunch; the lazy wake up, the not having to rush to get the food on and the spending much longer prepping food than I would for either breakfast or lunch. This is an easy…

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Living with Hypoparathyroidism

This month I learned a new word: hypoparathyroidism.
Not only is it quite a mouthful, but that one word has made me evaluate how every single piece of food I consume…

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Common – Northern Quarter, Manchester

Common’s had a makeover, that’s not a bad thing, it’s just a fact I thought I’d point out. Don’t worry all you lovers of their stripped back look, they’ve gone for…

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Mince Pies – which should you buy?

It’s ten days until Christmas and for those of us who live to feed others, but are too disorganised to have bulk bought in October, our thoughts now turn to…

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