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Homemade proper crisps

I’ve been obsessed with finding crisps since quitting plastic. Crisps my favourite naughty snack, made all the more tempting by seeing them everywhere but not being able to buy them. I’ve tried making them at home many times but never been able to cut them thin enough – until I realised that the answer is

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Christmas order cut-off dates

Christmas

We recommend that you get in your order to us by Monday 17th December Our last order dispatch day before Christmas is Thursday 20th December. We’re getting busier in the run-up to Christmas so we recommend you get your order in as soon as possible. We’ll still be accepting orders after 17th December but to avoid

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How hygge is your home this Christmas?

Plants on windowsill with fairy lights

Hygge [hoo-gah] doesn’t translate directly from Danish, but in essence it means creating a cosy, warm atmosphere where you can hunker down with your favourite people and enjoy the good things in life. It’s all about contentment, connection, and appreciation – something that goes hand in hand with Christmas time! Danes do it all year

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How to wrap gifts without plastic

Gifts

Did you know that a lot of gift wrapping paper contains plastic? I had no idea until earlier this year. It looks just like paper, how can it contain plastic? But gift paper manufacturers have been sneaking it in for years. How can you tell if gift paper contains plastic? Scrunch it up in to

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Easy seitan recipe

Seitan

Seitan is one of those things that seems complicated to make, and some recipes certainly do make it that way, but actually can be made incredibly easily with few ingredients. Once you’ve got the basics perfected, it’s then easy to adapt to your own preferences or to suit specific dishes. This is based on Isa

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Make your own glühwein | mulled wine recipe

Saucepan of simmering mulled wine

I don’t know what it is, but there is absolutely nothing more warming and cosy than mulled wine this time of year. I do love my tea and coffee, but glühwein (literally ‘glow-wine’ in German) is just the thing I crave after a long day out at this time of year. This recipe only takes an

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Homemade edible cards and gift tags!

Dough and cookie cutter

This year I’m on a quest to show my loved ones that Christmas can be a zero waste holiday without impacting on tradition. Instead of contributing to the billion cards that will be sent this Christmas and shortly thrown away, why not make your very own personalised, zero waste, EDIBLE cards? Not only are they

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Introducing buying groups

Friends

By popular demand we now support buying groups. Lots of you are buying as a group already to save on delivery costs. We’ve now made it possible for you to set up a group on our website so that each member can order and pay individually rather than one person having to place and pay

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A plastic-free Christmas guide

Christmas table

With Christmas only a few weeks away, you’ve still got plenty of time to make sure this year’s celebrations are more beautiful and plastic-free than ever! Trees If you have an artificial tree, keep on using it as long as possible as they aren’t recyclable. If you’re planning on getting a real one, make sure to

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Beating the winter blues

Pug wrapped up in a blanket

The days are getting shorter and darker and, despite being used to the glorious British weather, I think more of us suffer from the winter blues than we might like to admit. It can be even harder to get through the day with all of the stuff we’re seeing in the news lately (on that

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