Blackberry & Apple Skillet Breakfast Crumble

Blackberry and Apple Skillet Breakfast Crumble

A gluten-free Autumnal skillet breakfast crumble. I have a confession to make. I love cold fruit crumble for breakfast in the morning. When the days begin to grow colder I start craving warm puddings like saucy hot fudge pudding, sticky toffee pudding or fruit crumbles. I will often scoff any leftover fruit crumble, cold, straight from the fridge in the morning. Absolute bliss. ...

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Strawberry Vanilla Bean Coconut Ice

Strawberry Vanilla Bean Coconut Ice

A vegan, all natural, refined sugar free frozen dessert. My ice cream machine died last year. It was a gruesome, horrible death with a cracked bowl and bright blue coolant oozing all over the contents of my freezer. This was the second time this happened (same model) and I haven't replaced it ...

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DIY Maskquerade mask

DIY Masquerade Masks

I am a hoarder of little things. Bits of ribbon on boxes of chocolates, uncrumpled pieces of gift wrap, buttons, sequins, oh just about anything that could possibly be upcycled into something else instead of getting chucked in the bin. I have a writing bureau with ten drawers, each filled with themed scraps: there's the Things That Stick Things Together drawer (tapes, glues, paper clips, etc), the ...

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Robert de Bruce Sculpture, Bannockburn

S is for… Sculpture

Look at the detail in this sculpture, isn't it stunning? This is the sculpture of Robert de Bruce located in Bannockburn, Scotland. It's been there since 1964 when the Queen unveiled it for the 650th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn. Sculptor Charles d’Orville Pilkington ...

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to travel is to live

The Rise of Food Tourism

The pursuit of unique and memorable eating and drinking experiences, both near and far. The term 'culinary tourism' was first coined by Lucy Long in 1999 and was used to describe the increasing use of food as "a subject and medium, destination and vehicle, for tourism. It is about individuals ...

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Soup Featured

Carrot & Cumin Soup

ideal for sipping from a tin cup on the rocky sea shore Hot soup sipped from a tin cup while sitting on the rocky shore watching the waves dance. What can be better than that? There are nine years between my eldest child and my youngest. This means it can be difficult to find something we can ...

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