Cooking Archive

Having parties is expensive

Within the last couple of months we have thrown 2 parties – one for me and one for my son. I had a great time at both of them (as did our guest I hope), but one thing that didn’t escape my attention was just how expensive and how much effort throwing parties can be.

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Finding Little Ways to Save Money

Sometimes it feel like you have looked into almost every way possible to save money. It can get to a point where you think that this must be the end and there are just no more ways to save money. I thought I was in this boat not long ago. I had scrimped and saved

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11 Ways to show your love on Valentine’s Day – Without spending any money

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than to receive the adoring affection of your partner without dipping into the depths of your wallet? An impossibility, a mere pipe dream, surely? Not entirely. It may come as a surprise (it may not), but you could deliver the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your loved one

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Recipe: Lemon Meringue Pie

For as long as I can remember my favourite dessert has been my mum’s delicious Lemon Meringue Pie. It is really easy to make and super duper tasty!   The Recipe This recipe is best off when you have a bit of time. The preparation doesn’t take long, but it does need time to sit

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Meringue with Chocolate Hazelnut Topping

It was my wife’s baby shower on the weekend and I had 5 spare egg whites sitting there in the fridge, just begging to be made into Meringues. Prior to last weekend, I had never made any type of meringue other than for the top of my mum’s famous Lemon Meringue Pie, which she makes

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