The Wine List: Taste Testing in Your Own Home!

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These products were supplied to me for the purposes of review.

Liking wine is one thing. Being into wine is quite another. It feels as though there’s a vast and unnavigable sea of knowledge that you have to master before you can say you’re into wine. Grape varieties, soil types, climate, geography – it’s easy to give up before you even start and just select whatever’s on offer in your local shop. But getting into wine isn’t as difficult as you think, and you can actually do it at home with The Wine List!

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Amélie at The Grafton, Cambridge

I developed a love of tarte flambee (as it’s known in French) when my husband lived in Strasbourg for a year during university. Known as flammkuchen in German, some people like to call this ‘pizza’ – maybe because they like getting into fights on the internet?

Actually, flammkuchen is a very crisp, light flatbread dough that’s traditionally topped with fromage blanc or crème fraiche, thinly sliced onions, and lardons – aka bacon bits. It’s absolutely delicious and why I was happy to trek across Cambridge to find Amélie inside The Grafton.

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Together: Our Community Cookbook: Book Review Part 2

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This weekend, I spent my time cooking 10 recipes from Together: Our Community Cookbook, so I could let you know my thoughts on the content of the book!

For context and a wider view of the project, make sure you read the first part of my review here.

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Together: Our Community Cookbook: Book Review Part 1

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Together: Our Community Cookbook is probably one of the most significant books in its category to be published this year. It’s not just a collection of recipes, it’s a symbol of hope, renewal, strength, dedication and a celebration of community and of the giving spirit of women. The book represents not just the Duchess of Sussex’s first big solo project since her high profile wedding and entry into the British Royal family, but it’s also a story of how a tragedy has brought a group of people together, united them in grief, and a story about the indefatigable nature of the human spirit. It’s also a melting pot of cultures and identities that neatly describes modern Britain, and the sense of unity and a shared bond is woven throughout the pages within.

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Whiskey Cocktails For Autumn: Inspired By Sharp Objects

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First of all, I recognise that there’s a bit of a mental leap to be taken here from watching a show about barely functional alcoholics and then being inspired to do a post about whisky, but… What’s my excuse? I guess this one’s for all the people who love Sharp Objects, don’t have a drinking problem, and like cocktails… Like me!

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Bash Out A Banging BBQ On A Budget

You guys know I love bargains, and there’s really no better place to bag one than Aldi. Even though our closest shop is across town, I’m always happy to pop in and take advantage of those low prices!

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Top Tipples: Supermarine Vodka and Two Easy Summer Recipes

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Vodka doesn’t have the best reputation – whilst gin is enjoying its moment in the spotlight, vodka is often thought of as nothing more than a mixer. I have to say, I’d never even considered trying it neat until Supermarine vodka sent me a sample to try. It really is absolutely sublime when served neat over ice.

But you can’t really make a blog post out of that, so here are two cocktail recipes that showcase the delicious flavour of Supermarine Vodka!

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2018’s five hottest foodie trends

I love to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to food trends, so when I found out that Suttons (the online garden essentials retailer) put together a list, I was all over it!

Drink good for you

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