May 28, 2017
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The easiest fruit & veg to grow at home + some recipes to use them in

Whilst the idea of growing your own vegetables sounds fun and is a great money-saving idea, many people think they just wouldn’t have enough time to tend to their veggie patch. Sure, it can mean spending a lot of time in the garden, but don’t … Continue reading

May 26, 2017
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Pieday Friday – Crispy pork, chicory and mustard salad + win a copy of London: The Cookbook

Today I’m sharing another delicious recipe from London: The Cookbook, and this time it’s all about the pork. You may remember that last week’s Pieday Friday blog post was a recipe for Chinatown-style salt ‘n’ pepper squid, a really quick and easy … Continue reading

May 12, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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Pieday Friday – Salt ‘n’ pepper squid + win a copy of London: The Cookbook

Today I’m sharing a surprisingly simple recipe that the author of London: The Cookbook, Cara Frost-Sharratt, has kindly sent over for all my Pieday Friday readers to enjoy. And that’s not all – I’ve also got two copies of this … Continue reading

April 7, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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More than chocolate eggs – Easter gifts ideas

With Easter fast approaching, my thoughts have turned to chocolate eggs and rabbit-shaped iced biscuits. I love making marshmallow ‘nests’ with my niece and nephew, and an Easter cheesecake is a must in our household. But this year, I thought … Continue reading

February 24, 2017
by Cassiefairy
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Pieday Friday – The Hairy Bikers’ coffee cake for Red Nose Day

Today’s recipe post comes directly from The Hairy Bikers, who have shared this recipe in aid of Comic Relief. The fundraising spectacular takes place on 24th March this year so you’ve got plenty of time to perfect your sponge cake … Continue reading

December 16, 2016
by Cassiefairy
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Pieday Friday – How to make crisps in the microwave + tasty flavour combinations

Oh my goodness, it’s Christmas next weekend. How did that happen? I feel like I’m not entirely ready for it yet so want to get a move on with planning my recipes for the festive period. I shared a round-up … Continue reading

December 9, 2016
by Cassiefairy
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Pieday Friday – 12 days of Christmas recipe round-up

I thought I’d share round-up of my favourite festive recipes this Pieday Friday. The idea was to get you in the mood for all the Christmas baking to come but, in fact, I’ve actually started craving most of these recipes … Continue reading

October 21, 2016
by Cassiefairy
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Pieday Friday – Chocolate gingerbread skeletons recipe for Halloween

A slightly different take on the classic festive gingerbread man, this cookie dough contains cocoa powder so it produces a dark, crisp biscuit. When cut out with a gingerbread cutter they’re the perfect shape for icing a skeleton design for … Continue reading

October 14, 2016
by Cassiefairy
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Pieday Friday – Bottomless Harvest Pie

After going foraging on a blackberry walk last weekend, today’s blog post is the result of that walk. I decided to combine the blackberries with apples (cooking apples are abundant in the garden at the moment) and make a bottomless … Continue reading

October 7, 2016
by Cassiefairy
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Pieday Friday Recipe – Pressure cooker beef & Guinness stew

Last weekend I cooked Sunday lunch for the family. But it wasn’t just any Sunday lunch, oh no. It was the ultimate autumnal stew recipe, with the flakiest beef and the tastiest gravy you’ve ever tried. And it only took … Continue reading

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