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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Chocolate Cranberry Gluten/Dairy/Egg Free Cookies

In the past few months I’ve had to prepare for and adhere to a low-iodine diet as part of preparations for radio-iodine treatment (radiotherapy). I’m not going to go into the ins and outs of what’s prescribed, but it does put massive restrictions on your diet – an overview is no eggs, dairy, soya, fish,…

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Maple Syrup, Bourbon and Candied Bacon Gluten Free Cupcakes – recipes

As much as I go on about cake, I’m not what you’d call a dyed in the wool cake lover. To be perfectly honest with you, I find cakes, especially cupcakes, a sickly sweet disappointment that I wished I had never ordered in the first place. I hate talking cake. And I’m not one of…

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Chocolate, Cherry and Almond Bread Pudding Recipe – Booths Cheers Secret Mission

If someone sends you some free booze with a ‘Secret Mission’ envelope strapped to it, what do you imagine is in there? Booze related nudity? Tequila based humiliation? A night in the cells/hugging the porcelain/day off work? For the last few weeks I’ve been joining Booths (that wonderful Northern ‘grocery store’ and purveyors of fantastic produce) and…

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Old Fashioned Cake (gluten free) – Whiskey and Orange and BOOM

What’s this? Another recipe from me? What have become a recluse and stopped writing about going out and stuffing things in my face? No I just got on a recipe kick this week and I’ve been blasting huge amounts of bourbon in to things and bloody enjoying it – so thought you would too. And…

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BBBadass Breakfast – Bourbon Banana Bacon Pancakes Recipe

What’s this? A recipe with booze in it? Yeah I like drinking in the morning and am always looking for excuses. Plus I just got introduced to bourbon by The Liquorists and T.Vernon and guess what? I’m putting it in everything like the rebel/teenage girl with a crush, because I’m a grown up and I can. *swoons*…

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