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Rediscovering Swansea’s Food Scene

I was born in Swansea, and have lived here for most of my life. Over the years I have seen some wonderful food establishments come and go, as often it wasn’t the right time, or location despite having

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Spicy Leek & Feta Cous Cous Recipe

It’s nearly Saint Davids day! (on 1st March and a big day for us Welsh). Usually celebrated by lots of daffodils, welsh-cakes, children in Welsh costumes and… LEEKS! So what better way to celebrate

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S’mores Pancake Cake Stack Recipe

  I remember the light bulb moment for this S’mores Pancake Cake Stack Recipe. I wasn’t particularly thinking of anything on a mirky drizzly drive home from work – and Eureka! The image

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Truffle and Mushroom Linguine Pasta Recipe

Not the chocolate type, that come wrapped in pretty coloured papers and boxes, truffles are a type of fungus that are especially prized in European cuisines. My truffle and mushroom linguine pasta recipe

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Parmentier Root Vegetable Recipe

Parmentier root vegetable recipe, with the Froothie Optimum Healthyfry Rapid Air Fryer You may have noticed on my social media that I have teamed up with Froothie. They’re a quality kitchen appliances

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Gennaro Contaldo’s Bertollini Pasta With Broccoli and Crispy Pancetta

I have recently teamed up with Bertolli to recreate one of their pasta dishes from their website. There’s lots to choose from! But I decided to go with the pasta with broccoli and crispy pancetta

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An Indian Feast with Tefal Ingenio & L’atelier des Chefs

I was recently invited to a cookery class at atalier des chefs by Tefal, to celebrate their ingenio range and cook up some delicious Indian food. I’ve always dabbled in Indian cookery as it’s

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Cranberry Cosmo With Feel Good Drinks

‘Tis the season to be jolly… I’ve created a super simple cocktail recipe using Feel Good Drinks, which is perfect for the festive season. I was sent a selection of their drinks to try

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Middle – Eastern Style Chicken Stew

We have recently got back from a lovely trip to Amsterdam. One night while walking along the beautiful streets of the Jordaan, looking for somewhere to eat, we passed the most amazing smell! It was like

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Foodie Christmas Gift Guide 2016

Oh my, is it that time already?! Christmas really isn’t that far away! If you have a loved one who is obsessed with food, and are looking for gift inspiration then this is the post for you. I have

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River Cottage with Foodies 100 2016

  You may remember last year when I came home raving about River Cottage after spending a day there with Foodies100. Thankfully, they hosted another event this year, but this time it was an evening

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Carrot, ginger and apple juice made easy with the Panasonic slow juicer

I love carrot and apple juice, add a little ginger and it takes it to a whole other level. Sweet, but slightly earthy and a spicy kick to it too. It’s the most refreshing juice I have ever had. The

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Christmas Dinner Hacks with Matalan

I am so excited to show you my recent collaboration with Matalan, as part of their #getyourstripes campaign with Alder- Hey Children’s Hospital and charity. Not only is this video for a great cause,

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Spicy meatball and feta sub

As it’s bonfire night coming up, I thought I would share a recipe I thought was fitting for the evening. Growing up, every November 5th we would usually go to a local rubgy club or pub to watch their

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Cirio Giveaway

Happy Birthday to Lovely Appetite! We have been running a 4 whole  years! To celebrate, we have a few giveaways coming up, starting with my all time favourite Cirio tinned tomatoes. Most things I cook

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