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Happy Mother's Day Cupcakes

Last Minute Recipes to Save Your Skin This Mother’s Day

When is Mother’s Day again? This Sunday? Whoops…

If you somehow missed all the Mother’s Day card shop displays reminding you of the date (Sunday 6th March FYI) we’ll take a bet you forgot to buy mum a gift. If so, you may think your best option now is a wilting bunch of supermarket roses. Not so fast! Make mum’s day not with a flower, but with flour!

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Recipies On Chalk Board

5 Recipes Your Father Will Love

This Father’s Day, there’s plenty of ways to surprise your dad. To make it a day to remember, we have put together 5 recipes for you to show your dad how much he means to you. This is a great chance to show your appreciation to your dad and to get those cooking skills into shape.Read more

No More Food Wasted

No More Food Wasted

In the UK we throw away about 15 million tonnes of food. Almost 50% of this wastage comes from our homes. Obviously a good way to prevent this is to only buy what you need, when you need it but it’s also a good idea to make sure your fridge is in good working order to prevent food from going off and to keep it fresher, longer.

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Warming Food For The Winter Months

Warming Food For The Winter Months

As you will be very aware, winter has arrived with a vengeance over the last couple of days. While good news for scarf salesmen and yetis, not so nice when you have to battle through snow and wind to get in to work. When it comes to comforting yourself over the fact that it’s going to be dark by four in the afternoon every day for the next five months, I am of the opinion that hearty food is the best medicine. On that note, check out these delicious looking one-pot, slow-cooked recipes – the lamb shank I think looks particularly delectable. Remember to check out our website if you need oven spares; we’ve got thousands of ’em.

Bottled Water VS Filtered Water

Brita Filters

We recently came across a video which shows what a cup of tea looks like when made from water of varying states of filtration. My personal view is that this may need investigating by an independent source.

However it did get me wondering what a cup of tea would look like when brewed with bottled water. I did think of conducting the experiment myself, a pound on a bottle of water is alright, but buying a brand new kettle just to make two cups of tea is a bit excessive, so I shall have to stick to guesswork.

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