Category Archives: Drinks

Frozen Strawberry Milkshakes

I adore The River Cottage books and TV shows and I just recently purchased this tome to add to my collection.  What makes this book unique is all the background information on ingredients.  For instance, the first chapter is on … Continue reading

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Summer Sunrise Juice

The weather is all over the place at the moment.  There has been a difference of 10 degrees in just a matter of days so even though we were sweltering last week I am currently wearing a cardigan to keep … Continue reading

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Coffee & Merlo Giveaway

Yesterday I had the privilege of having Alyce at Merlo give me a step by step lesson in making the perfect coffee with both a plunger and a stovetop. I was surprised how much I learnt and went home on … Continue reading

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Anna, a mum from school who was born in Italy, was telling me a couple of months ago how wonderful a stovetop espresso maker is. I have been thinking of buying one for awhile but thought I should just get … Continue reading

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Coffee And Bill

We have one of those fantastic fully enclosed trampolines. If it wasn’t for that wonderful invention I would not have one single moment to myself for the school holidays. At present, all four children are happily bouncing and playing tag … Continue reading

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Indulgent Hot Chocolate

As it is a cold, rainy August afternoon we decided to have hot chocolates. For the children I just warm milk then whisk in the chocolate until it melts then top with the whipped cream and dust with cinnamon and … Continue reading

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