Earl Grey and Gin Cured Salmon

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      Combine a love of seafood with a love of gin with this different yet delicious Earl Grey & Gin Cured Salmon recipe by gin specialists Maytime Gin. Why not give it a try today?   Ingredients: For the cured salmon: 3 teaspoons loose leaf earl grey, divided 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 Read More

Vanillalicious Fudge

  Whip up this delicious, crumbly fudge using Shaken Udder milkshake. It’s the perfect gift or treat!   Ingredients: Butter, for greasing 300ml Shaken Udder Vanillalicious milkshake 350g caster sugar 100g unsalted butter   Method: Grease an 18cm square cake tin with butter. Put the Shaken Udder milkshake, sugar and butter in a heavy-based saucepan. Read More

Rød Gløgg – Danish Red Mulled Wine by Caroline Fleming

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  We share Caroline Fleming’s Red Mulled Wine recipe, just one of more than 100 Danish recipes featured in her book Cook Yourself Happy. Here is what Caroline has to say about this recipe: I believe in ‘any excuse’ for a glass of mulled wine, not just when the temperature outside is below freezing. In Denmark Read More

Brunkager – Cinnamon Christmas Cookies

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    These delightful Cinnamon Christmas Cookies are brought to you by Caroline Fleming from her book Cook Yourself Happy, a collection of more than 100 Danish recipes to create and enjoy. Here is what Caroline has to say about this recipe: The happiest times of a child’s life has to include birthdays and Christmases, Read More

Get Ready for Advent with Thorntons 3 for 2

      It’s almost advent and chocolate-lovers will adore the selection of advent calendars from Thorntons. Watch the little ones delight in count down to Christmas with Santa or a Snowman. In fact, can you really resist indulging in the delicious handcrafted range too? With a 3 for 2 offer on all Advent Calendars at Read More

Beetroot and Goats Cheese Cannelloni

    The combination of roasted baby beets, ginger bread soil and goats cheese foam makes this cannelloni recipe from the Beech Hill Hotel & Spa team far different to the traditional!   Ingredients: 500g cooked beetroot 4 gelatine leaves 300g goat’s cheese 75g soft cheese Gingerbread biscuits for the soil Bunch of roasted baby Read More

Homemade Mince Pie Recipe by Fiona Burrell

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    Christmas isn’t Christmas without mince pies and Make It Shabby is delighted to share with you this mince pie recipe by the former principal of Prue Leith’s School of Food and Wine in London, Fiona Burrell. Fiona then decided to set up on her own and is now the  principal of Edinburgh New Read More

From the Bookcase: Decorate by Holly Becker and Joanna Copestick

  Never again need to be lost for ideas on home design and decoration thanks to Decorate. Best selling interiors author, stylist and founder of populor blog decor8.com Holly Becker has teamed up with interior design writer and editor Joanna Copestick to bring together more than 1,000 professional ideas for every room in the home, Read More

Research Suggests Energy Users Don’t Switch Because They Haven’t Heard of Cheapest Firms

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      New research conducted by Money Saving Expert (MSE) has discovered that not knowing whether cheaper energy firms are “any good” is the most common reason householders are reluctant to switch energy supplier. Their poll of 3,500 asked: “What puts you off / frustrates you about switching energy?” A third (32 percent) said Read More