5 Benefits of using a cooking thermometer

5 Benefits of Using a Cooking Thermometer

  It’s easy to fall into a routine when cooking your favourite meals, but it’s always important to ensure that your food is safe to eat. After enjoying a fun-filled barbecue, some of us may complain that we feel unwell from sitting out in the sun too long when instead, it could have been something …

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Cactus Cupcakes

Notes of Nutmeg – Cactus Cupcake Recipe

Summer is almost here! It’s the time of year that we’re looking for new activities to keep us busy whilst we enjoy the good weather.  Last summer, I decided to take up cacti collecting. I loved trawling round garden centres and flower shows to find the new addition to my little cactus plant family.  Some of the real …

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Royal Wedding Cake

Notes of Nutmeg – Royal Wedding Cake

CREATE A RECIPE READY FOR ROYALTY With the birth of the adorable Prince Louis and the upcoming wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the British Royal Family is having a very exciting year. I personally love a royal wedding. I love the grandeur and majesty but most of all, I love the excuse to …

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Easter Cake Recipe

Notes of Nutmeg – Easter Cake Recipe

CHOCOLATE EGG PIÑATA CAKE   Spring is finally here, and that means it is time to enjoy the Easter celebrations. For me, Easter has always been a day to celebrate new beginnings with my family and gorge on as much chocolate as possible. I especially loved Easter as a kid. My mum would set up …

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Mother's Day Recipe

Notes of Nutmeg – Mother’s Day Recipe

 MOTHER’S DAY CREAM TEA TREATS    With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to don the thinking caps to come up with a way to make the mothers in your life feel special and appreciated. I remember when my brother and I were small, my dad would sometimes struggle to think of ways to …

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Valentine's Day Recipe

Notes of Nutmeg – Valentine’s Day Recipe

Show off your sweet side!   Valentine’s Day is one of my favourite holidays. Although it gets perceived as tacky and commercial, it is a great opportunity to celebrate love with the special people in your life. I’ve always found that the best way to show someone you care is to make them something heartfelt. …

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Pancake Day Recipe

Notes of Nutmeg – Pancake Day Recipes

Pancake Day 3 Ways:   Yes! Pancake Day is here! Who doesn’t love a day where you can get away with eating pancakes for all three meals?   Here in the UK, it’s a tradition that goes back many generations. On Shrove Tuesday, pancakes are made to use up the sugar and eggs in the …

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Cook Without The Book: Seasonal Showstoppers

Cook Without The Book: Seasonal Showstoppers

It’s nearly time for everyone to sit down with their loved ones on Christmas Day to enjoy a delicious dinner. For those hosting many guests at the dinner table, it can be difficult to keep track of everyone’s likes and dislikes when it comes to Christmas Dinner. We’ve selected a range of seasonal showstoppers which …

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