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Kitchen Craft Pizza Stone

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Kitchen Craft Pizza Stone

I’ve urged you elsewhere on this blog that you must – and I can’t stress that word enough – must – buy a pizza stone if you’re thinking of making your own pizza bases. Unless you have your own wood fire oven in the garden, then a stone is the next best thing to usemore »

The Ultimate Recipe Book – Angela Nilsen

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The Ultimate Recipe Book – Angela Nilsen

In this book Angela Nilsen sets out to make the perfect recipe for 50 classic dishes.  She breaks down a recipe into its various components and explores the best way of making each one, taking advice from the experts in their field. In her quest for the ultimate pizza, Angela consulted Dan Leopard, a baker,more »

Overcoming Binge Eating – Christopher G Fairburn

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Overcoming Binge Eating – Christopher G Fairburn

Dr Christopher Fairburn is an expert in eating disorders and this was one of the books I turned to when counselling at an eating disorders charity.  The book is written for counsellors, binge eaters and also for the relatives of binge eaters as it provides lots of information on understanding this complex problem and howmore »

Le Creuset Stoneware Fluted Flan Dish 24 cm

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Le Creuset Stoneware Fluted Flan Dish 24 cm

I’d originally intended to buy a thin non-stick flan dish but after comparing the different dishes and prices I decided to buy this sturdy and gorgeous looking Le Creuset flan dish for just a few pounds more than other flan dishes for sale. It’s not just lovely to look at (aren’t all Le Creuset products?)more »

How To Bake – Paul Hollywood

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How To Bake – Paul Hollywood

I am seriously in lust with Paul Hollywood!  With his chunky frame, steely grey hair, gorgeous blue eyes and the ability not to show his feelings he is devastatingly handsome!! Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry are the stars of the very popular BBC2’s The Great British Bake Off.  They set tasks for a group ofmore »