Winter Minestrone Soup Recipe

By Jacqueline Meldrum An easy winter minestrone soup inspired by Ina Garten.

I made this hearty minestrone soup last week. I had one of those particularly horrible days where I was so tired and a bit low.

I had too much to tackle that day and felt overwhelmed. I did as much as I could and then I decided to comfort watch some Barefoot Contessa, to try and cheer myself up
Ina Garten was making minestrone soup for Jeffrey, which is something I make occasionally too, but she included butternut squash and…
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Feel Finnair Foodies Flies Business Class

By Karen Burns-Booth Feel Finnair Foodies Flies Business Class – A fabulous foodie fun-filled two days in Helsinki, Finland with Finnair, and just a couple of hours from London. I flew Business Class with Finnair to the World’s happiest country, where I stayed in a beautiful “new” old hotel, and enjoyed Michelin star class food.


Finnair for Foodies Press Trip

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Last week I flew to the happiest country in the world, Finland, on their national carrier as part of a Finnair for Foodies press trip, and what a wonderful experience it was too. I was part of a small group of bloggers, …read more

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Dump and Start Instant Pot Lamb Shoulder + Tutorial {Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Keto, Paleo}

By Bintu Love serving traditional roast lamb shoulder but don’t have 7 hours to prepare it? Then you are in luck, because this recipe for Instant Pot Lamb is ready in just 90 mins!
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"Instant" Mac and Cheese – Thinking Outside the Box

By (Chef John) I’ve wanted to do another “one-pan” pasta video, where we cook everything right in the sauce, like we did in our famous Orecchiette with Sausage and Arugula recipe, but then I happened to see someone eating mac and cheese on TV, and those plans changed. I decided to adapt the same approach, and see what would happen if I cooked the macaroni right in the milk, before making the cheese sauce, and what happened was something just as creamy, cheesy, and delicious as recipes using more traditional techniques. Besides loving the taste, and texture, the whole procedure only took …read more

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Shepherd’s Pie – a Savory Ground Lamb Casserole

By Irvin If you’re looking for a great ground lamb dish, try this shepherd’s pie recipe, made with cheddar garlic mashed potatoes on top! (Jump directly to the recipe.)

Spring is nearly here, but the weather has been a bit schizophrenic. It’s crazy cold in the morning with a misty rain and with me regretting not bringing a scarf with me. Then, in the afternoon, it turns warm and sunny, with me shedding my coat and wondering why I’m wearing such a heavy sweater. It’s been messing with my meal planning as well. I have every intention of eating a lighter meal, but …read more

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Creamy chickpea salad sandwiches

By Becca @ Easy Cheesy Vegetarian These creamy chickpea salad sandwiches are a quick and easy vegetarian lunch option that’s endlessly adaptable!

Don’t you just love it when the simplest recipes end up creating the most delicious meals?! That’s definitely the case with these creamy chickpea salad sandwiches – they couldn’t be easier to make, but this simple lunch definitely end up being greater than the sum of its parts.

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Let’s Talk About Matcha Tea

By Karen Burns-Booth Let’s Talk About Matcha Tea – Matcha green tea has become exceptionally popular in the UK in recent years. People are recognising the many benefits associated with this traditional Japanese tea.

Matcha green tea has become exceptionally popular in the UK in recent years. People are recognising the many benefits associated with this traditional Japanese tea. So, I thought it would be good to explore the benefits a bit further. In today’s blog post, I’ll take a look at how Matcha is prepared in the traditional way, as well as taking a further look at the health benefits of Matcha from …read more

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Tips for Long Haul Travel Journeys

By Karen Burns-Booth Tips for Long Haul Travel Journeys – Tips for long haul travel and how to make the best of it, how to travel light as well as stay hydrated and comfortable.

Flying long-haul can take its toll on your body, as you’re sitting in the same place for a long time, and the recycled air drys out your skin and makes you dehydrated. Plus, long haul tends to mean a drastic time change and that can make you feel pretty exhausted, especially if you’re unable to sleep on the plane. Luckily, there are numerous things that you can do to help …read more

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Tortillas Doña Lola

By Paola Zaragoza Cardenales Website

Tortilla and Chips made in Puerto Rico in Caguas and made with their grandmother’s love


CornSalt from Puerto RicoVegetable Oil They are gluten free, no preservatives and no cholesterol Origin

3 Brothers who studied engineering put their manufacturing experience and their lovely grandmother recipe into this business. They frequently visited their grandmother in Mexico and in their family and friend gatherings they served tortillas where everyone said that they should open a restaurant or sell the tortillas.

For Doña Lola there were three important things: the love for her family, sunday dinners and tortillas. For more than 100 years the …read more

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Quick and Easy Bee Macarons Party Food Idea

By Grace Hall Spring is in the air and to celebrate, I recently created these super cute (but totally easy!) bee macarons.

Before you run scared at the idea of making macarons from scratch, fear not, this is a complete cheats ‘recipe’ – I simply decorated ready-made macarons from the supermarket to make a super fun treat in just a minute or two!

If you are a better baker than I, you can of course make your own macarons – you’ll find links to several great recipes further down this post. When time is short though (and let’s face it, when you’re throwing a …read more

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Sheep Themed FREE Printable Lunchbox Notes for Kids

By Grace Hall Between snow and gales, springtime is trying it’s best to show it’s face at the moment, so I’ve created several sets of springtime themed printable lunchbox notes to celebrate! I’m sharing the first today with this cute set of sheep themed lunchbox notes.

These fun sheep themed lunch notes include sheep themed jokes, sheep fun facts and a couple of sweet sheep themed quotes too. They’re all decorated with super cute sheep illustrations to help you send some extra love and smiles with your kids lunches this spring.

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