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A break… and a new home for a Piglet

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Edit April 10th 2014 : New blog site is up and running now!! do come and see me at The New A Greedy Piglet

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I am useless at website design. Behind the scenes, I have been trying to brighten up this site, [… More …]

Chablis and a Take Away Dilemma…

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It is always nice to asked to join in, and I was rather pleased to be invited to join in a competition to pair Chablis with a take away meal. Chablis is a lovely easy tempered wine, so I expected it to be easy to find something interesting and tasty to match it.

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My best Facebook Suppliers of 2012 – with a Big Thank You

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When I first started this blog, one of my earliest posts recommended some of my favourite food suppliers who understand social media and interacting with their customers. In the two years since then, Twitter and Facebook have become more and more essential for any business wishing to succeed. Why, even the BBC tweets these [… More …]

Blooming Beautiful White Bread

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Do you remember I started making white bread? that my husband approved of, and would actually eat in preference to the thick sliced white bread he used to insist I bought?

 

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A New Year Inventory

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We got to chatting about store cupboards on Twitter today, that’s me, Wendy, Linda, Helen and Jules, as Jules had blogged a suggested store cupboard essential list.

I thought what would my own staples be?

And actually, what do I have in my dry goods cupboards? Time for an inventory.

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Happy New Year!

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I have lots of lovely recipes for you, all saved up for the New Year….

 

 

But you will have to wait for them… for [… More …]

Newby Tea – an old favourite updated

Newby Tea Bags

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Newby Tea Bags

 

 

I don’t drink English black tea with milk, I really hate how the milk leaves a sort of greasy film in my mouth. So I drink [… More …]

pssssst… fancy a quick discount?? Union Hand-Roasted Coffee

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Ooops! I completely forgot to tell you that Jeremy and Steven at Union Hand- Roasted Coffee have generously offered my fabulous readers* a 10% discount on your next order.

So if [… More …]

East London Food Heroes – Forman & Field, E3

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H Forman's Smoked Salmon

 

I love fish. Especially smoked fish. And I love salmon. So faced with a pack of smoked salmon, I am in seventh heaven. It was [… More …]

East London Food Heroes – Union Hand-Roasted Coffee, E16

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It is fabulous to be able to get so much good food from small, local producers these days. It wasn’t such a long time ago that in London, apart from basic foodstuffs from greengrocers, butchers, bakers, you were only able to buy goods packaged by major manufacturers. At luxury West End grocers such as [… More …]