13 Ways to Help Prevent Food Waste

No Waste Food Challenge round up for April 2015

Helping to prevent food waste one recipe at time. The No Waste Food Challenge is a monthly food blogging challenge designed to encourage us all to get a bit creative with leftovers, with the dregs of packets lurking in the back of the cupboard, with that last little bit of cream teetering in between consumable and dodgy. This month we've got quite a selection of recipes for you, from using up that glut of Easter eggs, mashed potatoes, ...

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Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

10 Ways with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote

Fresh strawberries and home grown rhubarb can be very versatile! Well you've gone and done it. You've used up a glut of strawberries (known, these days, as buying a whole lot of them at the supermarket on special offer because they're on their best before date), and you've ransacked the freezer ...

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DIY Super Mario Birthday Party Invitation {Full Tutorial}

DIY Super Mario Bros Birthday Party Invitation {A Step-by-Step Tutorial}

Impress your guests before they even get to the party with these DIY invitations! I never had a birthday party growing up. I don't know if birthday parties just weren't the done thing in Canada back in the late 80's/early 90's, but I never attended any of my classmates' parties either, not that I was even aware of them having any. Don't get me wrong, there was always a birthday cake and a ...

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Vegan Middle Eastern Spiced Camp Fire Chickpeas over a Nordic Fire Log

Cooking over a Nordic Fire Log

A small quartered log and a few pieces of kindling can provide enough fuel for one meal. Regular readers will be aware that I contribute to Promote Shetland's A Taste of Shetland food blog - a collection of recipes and stories featuring ingredients from the UK's most northerly island ...

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St Ninians aerial view, Shetland

Treasure Hunting at St. Ninian’s Isle

A whole lot of science and a little bit of cake.  The beauty of waking up each morning, for me, is that bit after you dreamily return to reality and that subsequent anticipation of what might happen that day. It's a new day! What adventures could possibly lay before you in the following 24 ...

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