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Christmas L’Afternoon Tea at B Bakery

This year, instead of doing a stupid amount of Christmas presents, my mum and I decided to treat each other to an experience. My choice was going to see Cinderella (which was amazing and well worth going to see, by the way) in London, and her choice was afternoon tea. We decided to book both experiences on the same day as we would be in London already and we could incorporate the two into a festive-filled day. The afternoon tea I picked was the Christmas Afternoon Tea at Brigit’s Bakery in  ...

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Fitness, Lifestyle

Recipe #16 – Three Mushroom Pasta

Normally I get my recipe inspiration from things I see or other recipes on the web, but this Three Mushroom Pasta is completely my own concoction and I’m pretty damn proud of it! I was mooching around Tesco the other day and I saw that they now sell little packs of exotic mushrooms. They looked so pretty that I knew I had to cook with them, so I picked up a couple of packs. I knew I wanted to do something with pasta as I’m a carb-fiend, but I didn’t want to go with the standard tomato based  ...

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Lifestyle

Recipe #14 – Sausage, Bean and Bacon Stew

I first tried this recipe a while ago, but I wanted to make it a bit healthier for the winter so I mixed things up and made it my own. The great thing about this dish is that, once again, it’s ridiculously easy to make. You bung all your ingredients into the slow cooker, leave it for a minimum of five hours and it’s done. You can cook it in bulk, freeze the portions (this is what I do) and they make a great post-gym meal. I’ve listed the recipe below, as well as calories per portion. This  ...

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