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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week 4 Recipe Challenge – Comté Cheese and Swiss Chard Tart

This week’s recipe is Comté Cheese and Swiss Chard Tart and was created by Raymond Blanc OBE, Michelin-Star Chef, Author and Television Personality. As much as I love eating pies and tarts, I have to admit I was super nervous about this week’s challenge. Ingredients For the shortcrust pastry 200g Plain flour 100g Butter, unsalted, diced

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LoveLula Beauty Box November 2015

My LoveLula Beauty Box arrived over the weekend.  I have to say I really like the selection of products this month. What’s in the box: Laidbare For Richer For Porer Pore Minimiser Facial Masque 50ml (£6.99) Description: Mask imperfections and reduce pores with our cleansing and hydrating facial masque. Kaolin Clay draws out impurities and toxins, Japanese

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week 3 Recipe Challenge – Dim Sum

I can’t believe it’s week 3 already! This week’s recipe is Pork and Vegetable Wontons in a Spicy Oil Dressing and was created by Martin Johns, Kenwood Development Chef. I love wontons but never imagined I’d be making my own from scratch. I have to admit I was very nervous about making pasta from scratch.

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Shea Moisture Hair Care Review

Shea Moisture was the first brand I used when I went natural.  They are a family run business that was established in 1912. They are a growing brand and have products to suit the entire family including hair, bath, body, men, baby & mummy and face products.  They say NO to: Parabens Phthalates Paraffin Formaldehyde

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week 2 Recipe Challenge – Chocolate Salted Caramel Meringue Cake

I’m having so much fun on my Kenwood Disaster Chef journey.  This week’s recipe Chocolate Salted Caramel Meringue Cake looks like a real show stopper and was created by Miranda Gore Browne, Great British Bake Off finalist and cookery writer. After watching Miranda’s video I was eager to start this rather technical challenge and wow my family

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Immune Boosting Carrot Orange Ginger Juice

Hi everyone!  I’ve got another lovely juice recipe for you. A simple combination of carrot, orange & ginger.  It’s like sunshine in a glass with a spicy kick of ginger! This juice is a great immunity booster.  I love to drink it whenever I’m feeling run down and I feel a cold coming on. Carrots

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Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Week One Recipe Challenge – Brioche

I did a post a few weeks ago I’m a Kenwood Disaster Chef 2015 Contestant! So the challenge started last week and I was happy to see the recipe was brioche as it’s my favourite bread, but I was also nervous as I’ve only ever made it in a bread maker. I’m always nervous working

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Review – The Natural Deodorant Co Clean Deodorant Balm Vanilla Manuka

I made the switch to natural deodorant a few years ago.  Most conventional deodorants and antiperspirants contain aluminium which is one of the worst metals you can put on your skin. Antiperspirants work by blocking the sweat ducts, thereby reducing the amount of sweat that reaches the skin surface. I believe it is good to

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