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Fruit butters, conserves, curds, jams, jellies, marmalades and preserves

In the days before refrigeration, reducing sweetened fruit pulp and canning it was a means of preserving the taste of summer year-round. The flavor was so exceptional, what was once a necessity became an important part of the culinary tradition. The difference between fruit spreads is one of consistency. Here’s how to tell them apart. […]

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February is here!

The first month of the year has already flown by and we are in February. It seems just like yesterday we were saying ‘Happy New Year’. Yes it’s cold, wet and not-quite-spring-yet, but February has plenty of other good stuff going for it. Hallelujah January is over! We can officially ditch the diet and get […]

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Must see 2017: Scotland

Friday means travelling! we told you we would name a few must-see places you should travel to this year and Scotland is also one of them! The history of Scotland is as fascinating as it is complex. There were tribal Celts and ancient, face-painted Picts, Roman conquerors and audacious red-headed Vikings, fallen monarchs and powerful […]

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Hot Winter drinks

Cold winter days. Snug wishes. Hot drinks. Tea, hot wine, hot cocktails, hot chocolate. Everyting HOT! Here are a 2 classic recipes which will warm your heart for sure. Jamie Oliver‘s special Eggnog We all love a cup of hot eggnog, don’t we? Eggnog, historically also known (when alcoholic) as milk punch or egg milk […]