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This is what happens…

...when a naughty food blogger decides to go to the free wine tasting BEFORE taking photos of all the yummy gourmet food samples at the Foodies Festival!  Double oops! It's entirely possible that sticking around after the wine tasting to listen to the Hendrick's Gin guy taking us through the history of Gin and then… Continue reading This is what happens…

Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Shamelessly Finding Any Excuse For Cake, Olympic Athletes Need Calories Right? : Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

The kidlets finished school on Friday and to celebrate I surprised them with Red Velvet Cupcakes (any excuse for cake, right?).  I might even make them again using the Olympic Opening Ceremony this Friday as an excuse (Go Team GB!).  Either way, they were yummo!  From scouring many recipes online I've gathered that they just aren't… Continue reading Shamelessly Finding Any Excuse For Cake, Olympic Athletes Need Calories Right? : Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Breakfast/Brunch, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Sneaky Fruit Magnet : Wholemeal Vanilla and Cinnamon Pancakes

I whipped up these pancakes for breakfast this morning and covered them with a smear of butter and a little jam. I  dare say a bit of whipped cream wouldn't have gone astray (yum!).   Mitch had them with butter, blueberries, raspberries, sliced banana and a bit of raspberry jam and then I made him plop… Continue reading Sneaky Fruit Magnet : Wholemeal Vanilla and Cinnamon Pancakes