Easy Peasy Focaccia for Beginners!

Focaccia is an absolutely gorgeous Italian flat baked but light and airy bread filled with flavour and perfect drizzled with olive oil, balsamic and dusted with salt. It is made similarly and as easily made as a pizza dough. I have only ever made Focaccia twice in my life ( both last week) however I must…

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Mastering the Spanish Padrón Pepper/Pimentos de Padrón

Padrón Peppers  are a variety of peppers from Padron which is a province in A Coruña, Galicia, northwestern Spain. They are typically served as tapas – to us, english tapas is lots of small dishes to be shared, in A Coruña – two or three dishes are enough. See below this a photo of Padron…

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What I think about Hello Fresh

Hello Fresh is a company that provides you weekly with 2, 3 or 5 recipes for 2, 3, 4 or 6 people. The ingredients come securely packaged with ice packs and insulation. They are also ready measured out, meaning you just follow their photo recipe cards to make your dinner within “30 minutes” – this…

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Ballin’ Bites: nutritious and tummy filling!

Ballin’ Bites nutritious & tummy filling If you fancy trying out these tasty chewing filling balls then check out the recipe below! They are full of vitamins, antioxidants and fibre from the oats and raspberries; the peanut butter adds a dose of protein to this recipe. The mashed banana also adds potassium, vitamin A, B6…

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Kurly Krispy Krunchy Kale in 10 minutes

How to make kale edible in 10 minutes!! I remember being served kale at work in the canteen and the dinner lady packed on three large spoonfuls of it, safe to say when I put my tray on the trolley I was not the only person who left a mass of boiled kale on the…

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Umi Japanese, Twickenham

Ever since Umi opened in Twickenham, I remember it went straight to number 2 on trip advisor then politely shoved The Crown out of the top spot, where it has stayed for several months. Restaurants come and go in Twickenham and I hope Umi will stay literally forever and ever!! Rightly so too. Umi has…

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