As you may or may not know, one of my all time loves, is reading. I especially enjoy reading crime and psychological thrillers, as I love the excitement that a thriller can provide especially with a great and completely unexpected twist at the…

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I can’t believe I’m half way through the Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge already, this year is going so fast! Last month for the challenge, I made a delicious Zingy Citrus Madeira Cake, which went perfectly with a nice…

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Last week saw me writing about our fabulous weekend getaway trip to Venice  and what an amazing trip that was. This week’s post is all about our fabulous Venetian excursions to the beautiful islands of Murano and Burano. Murano and Burano both lie in the…

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As you’ve probably gathered by now, two of my favourite things to eat and drink are cake and cappuccinos. I love enjoying them together, separately or even having the name of my favourite beverage, lovingly displayed on top of cupcakes! I…

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I’m sure the majority of us have had marshmallows at some point in our lives, whether we’ve had them on cakes, toasted them on open fires or simply added them to our hot chocolate on colder evenings, but have you ever tried handmade gourmet marshmallows?…

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Fit Bakes is a company based in the heart of the Cotswolds, producing low calorie, healthy, free from treats. Avoiding refined flour, sugar and butter, their recipes are based on fruits, oats, coconut oil, almond milk, nuts and other healthy ingredients, so…

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The month of May should hopefully bring us warmer weather and there’s nothing that goes better on warmer days than a cake baked with bright and citrusy summer fruits. For the Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge this month, I’m making…

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These orange and lemon butter biscuits are so easy to bake and the citrusy zesty taste comes through deliciously with every bite. Topped with orange and lemon glaze, they’re a sure crowd pleaser and go perfectly with a nice cup…

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