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Gluhwein the original Mulled Wine
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Glühwein the original Mulled Wine

Gluhwein, the original mulled wine. Hot, sweet and spicy and the perfect winter warmer. When I first moved to the UK, I made a commitment to myself to travel as much as I could around Europe. Even if it was…

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Chocolate Mocha Bundt Cake

A devilishly delicious and moist chocolate mocha bundt cake. With a rich, and boozy, chocolate ganache.. We are finally into the Christmas season, and I could not be happier. The music, the overindulgence in tasty food, time with family and…

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Olive Oil Salt and Pepper Roast Potatoes

Olive Oil Salt and Pepper Roast Potatoes, the perfect side to any roast dinner. This post is sponsored by Jamie Oliver’s Jamie’s Italian chain. Well, now that American Thanksgiving is here we are officially into roast season. It is one…

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Perogies
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The Rough Post Election Perogies

Perogies, or pierogi, are a delicious combination of potato, bacon, onion and cheddar. Boiled and fried. I write this post with very mixed feelings. I have no doubt, that a lot of my readers are also having such emotions given…

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Berlin Currywurst
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Berlin Currywurst

This week’s recipe of Berlin Currywurst is, for me, a lovely example of delicious historical irony. Let me explain. As some readers already know, I’m a teacher. History teacher to be precise, who happens to teach a lot of German…

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Baked Mars Bar
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The totally awesome Baked Mars Bar

A Baked Mars Bar, for when you can’t get to Scotland for the original fried mars bar. Back in 2002 my sister and the local church youth group visited Scotland. It took years of fundraising, with countless bottle drives and…

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Rough Night Recovery Sandwich
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The Rough Night Recovery Sandwich

For those who need a little assistance in the morning, the Rough Night Recovery Sandwich with bacon, egg, garlic mayo and chips/fries might just do the trick. Most people, at some point in their lives, will experience a rough morning….

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Nearly Cornish Pasties
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Nearly Cornish Pasties

Delicious homemade Cornish Pasties; meat and potatoes made portable. Right, so before I moved to the UK I decided to undertake a bit of research into the country I was moving to. Of the variety of programmes I watched, one…

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