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I have come to love the light combination of berry and elderflower and combined with sparkling champagne or prosecco, this cocktail has a tart sweetness that I adore. The colour and flavour makes it oh so Valentine friendly too!Ingredients:– 15ml raspberry liqueur– 10ml Elderflower liqueur– Champagne or Prosecco– Fresh berriesMethod:Combine raspberry and elderflower liqueur in

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As a fan of the good old sparkling bubbles, I love a Bellini and this one is just right for a Valentines Day breakfast! The berries add a rich tart flavour and a very Valentine friendly colour!Ingredients– Your favourite Prosecco or champagne– 25 ml Raspberry liqueur– 50ml berry pureeMethodPour berry puree into the bottom of

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flavoured-salts

These flavoured salts are quick to whip up and will last for ages so you can make them well in advance of the big day.I have chosen a spring-y herb and lavender flavour and also a smokey spicy salt which would be great for summer. You could also include a little tag with some recipe

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rose-vinegar

This pretty-in-pink rose-scented homemade vinegar makes a beautiful wedding favour and is super easy to whip up. You just need to start it a week or two ahead to let the flavours infuse. Then all you need are some little bottles and a few decorations and you have your favours sorted!It’s a nice idea to add

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An edible, homemade favour is always a lovely gesture for your guests. Here’s how to make mandarin marmalade wedding favours, along with free printable tags.You will need: 3kg mandarins 6 cups sugar 4 cups water 3tbs brandy glass jars, sterilised plastic jam covers & bands (I used Kleerview brand) fabric, cut into circles string Before

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rosewater-heart-cupcake

These yummy cakes have a surprise heart baked right in the middle which will make your loved one smile this Valentine’s Day.Rosewater heart cupcakes with coconut frosting150g butter, softened1 cup caster sugar2 eggs1 3/4 cups plain flour, sifted2 teaspoons baking powder, sifted3/4 cup milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 teaspoons rosewater1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon red food colouringCoconut

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Summer is the perfect time for a wedding and also the perfect time for delicous home-made wedding favours. I’ve always loved the idea of home-made wedding favours, adding something to your wedding that shows what you love and tells your story. Summer is also the ideal time to make jam as many fruits are in

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These nutty cookies are so simple to make and they would be perfect as wedding favours or served with coffee at the end of the night.Mexican wedding cookie recipe 3/4 cup pecans, toasted125g butter, softened1/4 cup caster sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon water1 cup plain flour1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind1/2

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Hot chocolate jars

When I was a little girl, one of my favourite things to spend my pocket money on were conversation heart candies. With their quirky messages and crunchy sweetness, the candies were so much more than just a sweet snack – they were a barrel of fun for my giggling schoolmates and I. So if you’d

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Enjoy the flavours of Autumn with this honey-infused pumpkin pie. The perfect addition to your pie buffet for the not-so-sweet tooths among your guests.Ingredients: 280g plain flour 1/8 tsp salt 230g unsalted butter, chopped 1 egg 1 tsp white vinegar 2 tbs water 700g pumpkin, trimmed and cubed 180ml honey 2 tbs molasses 1/4 tsp

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This gorgeous Cocktail Friday comes to us all the way from New Zealand. A gorgeous Summer inspired collaboration between Shaye Woolford of On My Hand Vintage Hire & Styling  and photographer Greta Kenyon of Greta Kenyon Photography. Shaye, inspired by Summer strawberries created this delicious Pomegranate Punch with Strawberry Ice blocks recipe as a post

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Cherry pie

 Brr, it’s getting cold outside. Warm up with this tasty classic pie.Ingredients: 280g plain flour 1/8 tsp salt 230g unsalted butter, chopped 1 egg 1 tsp white vinegar 2 tbs water 140g caster sugar 2 tbs cornflour zest and juice of 1 lemon 2x 400g tins black cherries, drained icing sugar, to dust cream or

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So it’s Good Friday today in the Orthodox world and for everyone who’s Greek, we all know that this time of year essentially becomes one huge bake-off in the community. Sweets get baked with love and swapped between households which inevitably leaves the critics on the couch deciding who made the best Melomakarono for the

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This morning, the kids and I decided to make Anzac cookies. This staple of Australian cooking reminds us all of our diggers and what they went through trapped in the trenches. I rummaged through my panty to find the necessary ingredients and fell a little short. The result however was a delicious variation on a

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