Author: Laura

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Cook at Home Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner: You might be pondering over your options for this Christmas. Adding cooking stress into the mix is one thing we can all do without. The Boy and I...

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Aperitif Tasting with Kate Hawkings

Aperitif: Being a member of the Guild of Food Writers has been an unexpected boon in these dark times. As well as being an awe-inspiringly amazing group of the country’s...

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Pataka Fairtrade Ginger Liqueur

Pataka Ginger Liqueur: This year I have decided (like many people) that Christmas starts here. I think we’ve all earned a bit of sparkle and fun. And in my decidedly...

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Lockdown Treats: 5000-1 Coffee

5000-1 Coffee: I am pretty sure that the odds 5000-1 don’t really mean a whole lot to most of the world now. However here in Leicester, we haven’t forgotten. No...

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#ACEit Challenge

Taking part in the #ACEit Challenge with Britmums That’s another fine mess you’ve got me into Bam Bam. A low quality cinematic production. This post is an entry for the...

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#EndChildFoodPoverty

#EndChildFoodPoverty: Anyone who knows me in real life will have a fair idea that I think this government are a bunch of contemptible so-and-so’s. It doesn’t take much for Tories...

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Lane 7 Leicester

Lane 7 Leicester: We were invited in our bubble to head over to the new Lane 7 leisure complex in town today. Lane 7 is a national chain/franchise offering a...

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Gray’s Coffee Shop & Kitchen

About a month ago, I noticed a post on Facebook from Gray’s Coffee Shop and Kitchen. Hospitality here in Leicester had already had a tough time with the extended lockdown....