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roundup of our birthday giveaways

As you know throughout March and April we have had numerous giveaways to celebrate our blogs 3rd Birthday. Our blog launched on 1 May 2014 and on 1 May 2017 we will select at random the lucky winners of all our prizes. You still have a chance to win these prizes, simply log onto our…

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cookbook supperclub – straight up tasty

We like to try and have our Cookbook Supperclub’s once every quarter and we were struggling to get dates sorted with our friends. We didn’t want to cancel so we asked if our husbands fancied joining us instead, they agreed with a surprising amount of enthusiasm! My husband Keith is our least experienced cook so…

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rhubarb & ginger clafoutis

I love rhubarb, I really do. My family don’t really get it, but I don’t care I make them eat it anyway. I love when we start to see the new seasons rhubarb hitting the shelves, it’s even better when you know someone who grows it and they “can’t get through it all … and…

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beef ragu

January like no other month in the calendar is the one where we all seek comfort and warmth from our food. Short days and slow cooked meals making the perfect the dinner. Which is why it’s rather amusing that this dish is inspired by one my husband and I ate on our honeymoon in Venice…

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cypriot new potatoes – potato galette

There is nothing like a new potato, but as it’s January in the North East of Scotland we are a long way from tasting a new potato. However all is not lost, as Cypriot new potatoes are available in Tesco stores in 750g bags from now until the end of March. They need no peeling, just…

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thai beetroot soup

I was doing my shopping recently and noticed that 500g bags of cooked beetroot were really cheap so I picked up a couple of bags (I love beetroot as do my family). I first made this soup as a way to use up surplus beetroot that were in my vegetable box. The thai spices work…

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Lost in Food’s Latest Cookbook Supperclub

cookbook supperclub – under the walnut tree

The summer holidays have flown past and all of a sudden our children are back at school for another year and we have some clear head-space to focus on food. Thoughts turn to the blog and our next Cookbook Supperclub. The book circulated around each of us over the summer, this time around we’re cooking from…

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cookbook supperclub – cabana: the cookbook

Last Friday our supper club headed out to Michelle’s house as she was hosting our Brasilian barbecue. When I first had the idea to start these supper clubs I knew I wanted Michelle to host the summer one as I had visions of us cooking outdoors with a big fire going, enjoying an evening outdoors….

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