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Fruity Red Cabbage Serves 6-8

1 head of red cabbage, finely sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 pear, grated 2 eating apples, grated a small handful of sultanas 4 tablespoon brown sugar 150mls balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons sunflower oil   Place all the ingredients in a saucepan and simmer...

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Honey Glazed loin of Bacon (serves 6-8)

2kg (4.4lbs) loin of bacon, rindless 1 litre cola   Glaze 3 tbsp brown sugar 2 tbsp wholegrain mustard 3 tbsp honey     Place the bacon in a saucepan, add cola and cover with water.  Cover and bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 1 ½  hours until...

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The magic of coconut oil…

The magic of coconut oil…

Anyone who knows me, knows how much I love coconut oil. It is such an amazing ingredient, that has SO many uses, from cooking, to facial cleanser and moisturiser. Everyone should have a jar of it. Go for a good quality virgin oil that hasn’t been heat treated,...

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It’s Blueberry Season…

It’s Blueberry Season…

I’m so excited that blueberry season is finally here. Blueberries are such an amazing superfood, they have so many health benefits that you really have to get a punnet today. Local blueberries are by far the best, so if you can source them in your area that’s great.

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