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Cheers to Hugo!

Today’s post is one for the parents – with summer well and truly on our doorstep, it’s time to talk about summer cocktails. In the UK, we were quite partial to a glass of Pimm’s. But since moving to Berlin, we have been introduced to Hugo, which everyone here seems to love as a summer […] Read more…

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Coconut Lime Muffins

As much as I love baking, I don’t do as much of it in summer when it gets so hot. But these coconut lime muffins are lovely and refreshing, even during the hotter months of the year. And lets face it, the kids don’t really care what the weather is like, if there is cake, they’ll […] Read more…

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Lemon Drizzle Cake (GF)

It’s Mother’s Day in Germany – and many other countries around the world – this coming weekend, so another excuse to eat cake (like we need an excuse, lol). This juicy lemon drizzle cake is one of my favourites. And, of course, it’s gluten free too. Ingredients 250g softened butter 200g brown sugar grated zest […] Read more…

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Strawberry Oat Bars (GF)

Rain, rain, go away, come again another day. It’s been raining all week, so I had to do some baking to cheer us all up. These strawberry oat bars are quick and easy, simple to make with store cupboard (and freezer) staples, and refined sugar free too. Although they are not super sweet, the kids […] Read more…

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Banana & Roasted Walnut Cookies

This week I’ve had my littles munchkin at home, sick with bronchitis – again. I thought we’d seen the last of that! Anyway, he’s been feeling pretty miserable, and not had much of an appetite, so I’ve been trying to cheer him up by tempting him with some treats. Such as these delicious cookies! When […] Read more…

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Quick Midweek Supper: Toast Hawaii

If you’ve grown up or lived in Britain, chances are you will be familiar with ‘beans on toast’, that quick stop, put-together-in-minutes supper when you’re short on time and everyone is hungry. My kids loves baked beans – especially the little one, he’ll eat a whole tin if you’re not careful, he doesn’t even wait […] Read more…

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Gluten Free Puffed Breakfast Cereal

It’s National Cereal Day today, believe it or not, so what better excuse to share another of our favourite breakfast recipes with you! As you can probably guess, it’s a recipe for a breakfast cereal. Being a Scottish family, we are all pretty much porridge fanatics in our house, but we do like to mix […] Read more…

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Pancake Favourites

Happy Pancake Day, everyone! Just when the post Christmas winter slump really starts to hit you, along comes a day where it is totally legit to stuff yourselves with pancakes. Not that we need an excuse, haha. Last year, we had a pancakes & popcorn party to celebrate, since Granny Scotland was visiting, but I […] Read more…

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Family Favourite: One Pot Chicken Alfred

It’s time to share another one of our quick, easy mid-week, family favourite meals with you. This recipe actually comes courtesy of my husband, it’s one of his signature dishes! The name is a derivative of the dish ‘Chicken Alfredo’, of which this is an adapted, one pot version (less washing up!) We changed it to […] Read more…

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Orange & Almond Cake (GF)

What better excuse than National Almond Day (yes, it’s a thing!) to share one of my favourite recipes with you! Almonds are great for gluten free baking, because recipe with ground almonds often don’t require flour as sell, eliminating the need for cumbersome substituting. This cake is a particular favourite, because it’s lovely and moist […] Read more…

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