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Happy New Year 2011...

Happy New Year 2011...

For the end of this year, my family joins me in wishing you all my visitors a wonderful year 2011 : may health , love and success accompany you in all your projects . May this year be full of happiness, prosperity and joy for you and your family ... Happy...

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Seville Orange Marmalade

Seville Orange Marmalade

You can find very good marmalades in any supermarket but nothing beats a good homemade marmalade . We can use any oranges but the intense flavour and bitterness of the Seville oranges give it a unique taste . With the flu and colds about these days ,...

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Crumpets, Marry Berry's Recipe

Crumpets, Marry Berry's Recipe

English Crumpets Crumpets just as Scones (recipe here) are traditional British tea-time treats. Crumpets are generally eaten hot with butter with or without a second (sweet or savoury) topping. Popular second toppings are cheese, honey, poached egg, jam...

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Snowman Mincemeat Cupcakes with Coconut

Snowman Mincemeat Cupcakes with Coconut

As I had a lot of mincemeat left from the mince pies , I decided to make these delicious cupcakes. I had a lot of fun with the kids in transforming these cupcakes into snowmen, gifts and tree using frosting and icing . With this recipe I am participating...

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Mince Pies

Mince Pies

Today I share with you a British speciality , mince or mincemeat pies . These are small pies stuffed with mincemeat . Originally, this mixture contained meat hence the name, but these days the mincemeat is a kind of jam that contains dried fruit (raisins...

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Radisson Blu Quiz

Radisson Blu Quiz

The Radisson Blu Hotels are running another great competition for a chance to win some great prizes. The major prize they are offering is a weekend for two at their hotel in one of five stunning European locations: Milan, Madrid, Berlin, Helsinki or Hamburg....

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Gingerbread Men, Delia Smith's Recipe

Gingerbread Men, Delia Smith's Recipe

Gingerbread Man is a cookie or biscuit that kids will love to decorate. My gingerbread men were decorated with just a little icing, then my daughter told me, "Mum my gingerbread man is cold he needs a scarf", then hair, eyebrows..etc until at the end...

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100 cupcakes for kids

100 cupcakes for kids

Yes not 10 not 20 but I did 100 cupcakes for the my daughter's school party, oh yessss 100. I prepared the cupcakes on Friday night and I started decorating Saturday morning at 5 am to finish just in time for the party at 10:00. Its n ot possible to get...

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