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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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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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Super simple 4 ingredient toffee apples

Toffee apples and seasonal eating

The chilly nights are well and truly here! And whether you love it or hate it, Bonfire Night will soon be here too. Not only have supermarkets been fully stocked up over the past few weeks on plastic decorations, cheap polyester costumes and plastic-wrapped sweets for Halloween, it’s now the turn of everyone’s childhood favourite:

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Really easy 4 ingredient wraps

Wraps

I shared this recipe on Instagram & Facebook after making up a batch one evening and was surprised by how many people hadn’t realised just how easy they are to make so I’m sharing it here on the blog for future reference for everybody. You need minimal equipment and absolutely no cooking skills to make

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A quick & easy guide to making your own bread

Man holding bread

Making your own bread is really easy and can cut lots of plastic wrappers out of your life if you normally buy it from a supermarket. When you’re used to popping to the shop to buy bread, making your own can seem like a far too time consuming task, but when you consider the time

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How to make popcorn

Popcorn

I have a confession to make – I love crisps. Crisps are such a serious addiction for me and I crave them a lot. Not even fancy flavours, just your basic ready salted crisps. But crisps come in that foil-plastic material which can’t be recycled and so I’ve been trying to curb my habit, and

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6 ways to eat quinoa

Quinoa

We love quinoa. It’s such a nutritious little grain, and thanks to our supplier Hodmedod, eating it supports British farmers rather than taking an essential food source away from communities in Peru. We often use it as a substitute for rice, or in salads but there are lots of ways to eat quinoa, even for

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