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BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE

This is the perfect breakfast drink for all of you out there looking for an alternative to coffee to give you that early morning kick. Almond butter and maca powder are two of my newly discovered smoothie ingredients. Maca root powder is from a tuberous Peruvian vegetable rich in amino acids,...

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HOMEMADE ELDERFLOWER CORDIAL

David and I absolutely love elderflower cordial (sirop de sureau) and had been wondering whether we could make our own for a while - only to realise that there are elder trees all around us. Elderflower is in full bloom in June so we're a little late on this one...

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SMOKED SALMON AND DILL SCONES

This recipe is one for all the salmon lovers and perfect for lunch or a mid-afternoon snack. You could also make mini scones and serve these at a party. I adapted this recipe from a plain scone recipe that I posted a little while ago which is very easy to...

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PICNIC & FLOWER CROWNS

Perhaps it's down to the number of Vogue editorials featuring flower crowns, photos of Lana Del Rey or all the beautiful Swedish girls and their garlands during midsommar but for some unknown reason I've always wanted to make flower crowns. A few weekends ago, the girls and I planned a...

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CORNISH PASTIES

These are the ultimate Cornish Pasties. I made these with my Mum this weekend and I have honestly never had such a good homemade pasty. The pastry was amazing and I'm sure it's all down to using lard. I've always been a little bit reluctant to use lard when baking...

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DIY SHARPIE MUGS

This is probably the easiest DIY post ever. We had two plain cheap white mugs (these are Coop Prix Garantie) sitting in the cupboard looking a bit boring so after being inspired by this post and a number of pins I've seen on Pinterest, I thought I'd jazz them up...

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