Monthly Archives: March 2011

Thai Chicken Cakes

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2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 garlic clove small piece fresh root ginger 1 small onion 4 tbsp fresh coriander 1 green chilli (seeded) 2 tbsp olive oil sweet chilli sauce to serve .. Put chicken, garlic, ginger, onion, … Continue reading

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Touching and Beautiful Animation

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Sebastian Baptista & Nico Casavecchia directed a beautiful animation influenced by a scene from ‘Where The Wild Things Are’, titled Buildings & Vampires. They have made a wonderful tribute to this amazing film. Watch and Enjoy!

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Creamy Carbonara

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Easy Peasy Delicious Carbonara – Serves 2 250g Linguine Butter 1 Shallot / Onion (finely chopped) 2 Garlic Cloves (finely chopped) 4 rashers of Bacon (chopped) 1 Egg 5 tbsp Single Cream 25g Parmesan (finely grated) Boil a saucepan of … Continue reading

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Blow At Life Artwork

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Lawrence Yang is an incredible artist. These are the images that first drew me to his work. I also like some of his more recent work as well (below); His Blog and Artwork Website are also worth having a look at, very impressive … Continue reading

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Toffee & Pear Muffins

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It’s my birthday today and I baked some cakes to take into work, as the tradition is the birthday person provides the treats! Toffee Pear Muffins (Makes 12) 150g butter 150ml milk 3 large eggs 8 tbsp carnation caramel (tinned) 100g light brown … Continue reading

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Perfect Pizza Dough

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125-175ml Lukewarm Water ½ tbsp Active Dried Yeast 275g Strong White Flour (plus extra for dusting) ½ tsp Salt ½ tsp Ground Black Pepper 1 tsp Clear Honey 1 tbsp Olive Oil (plus extra for brushing) Pour 150ml of the … Continue reading

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Room by Emma Donoghue

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I have just finished reading ‘Room’ which is a very moving story about a Mother (Ma) and her 5 year old child (Jack), who are being held hostage by a man they  refer to as ‘Old Nick’ I don’t want … Continue reading

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Irregular Choice

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Our wedding plans are coming together and our big day is just over 5 months away! Very exciting! A month or so ago, I was shopping for shoes to go with my dress and rediscovered the brand Irregular Choice, which … Continue reading

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Yay for Pancake Day!

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Tomorrow – Tuesday 8th March is Shrove Tuesday. So I thought I would share with you my pancake mixture recipe, it’s very easy to make, so enjoy! Makes approx 8 110g Plain Flour (sifted) Pinch Salt 2 Eggs (beaten) 200ml … Continue reading

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Mexican Breakfast

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Adam and I had a great weekend hosting for my very good friend from university and her husband. After plentiful wine on Saturday night, we awoke to a yummy Mexican feast to abate our hangovers, a much needed brunch to lift our spirits! Serves … Continue reading

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