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Items you can purchase in your local supermarket or in specialised shops

Lord Mayor's pudding with rum sauce
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#AD / Christmas pudding from Buxton Pudding Company

I didn’t grow up eating Christmas pudding, having come from a Chinese background. There was no tradition to Christmas meals. We did meet with family friends and hung out, but there were no traditional foods or games. It wasn’t…

Gin and Tonic tea cakes with lemon curd on top, side view
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#AD / Roberts Gin and Tonic tea cakes

There has been an explosion of interest in gin and tonic and so it makes sense and this trend would then continue into other items, not just beverages. Roberts Bakery has created a selection of interesting baked goods such…

Beech's Dark Chocolate Ginger bar
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#AD / Beech’s Fine Chocolates

Happy Chocolate Week! There’s no better time to eat chocolate than now, not that you actually need an excuse to eat chocolate. I like discovering local brands and was happy when Beech’s Fine Chocolates contacted me asking if I…

Tetley's Super Green Tea Sunshine
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#AD / Tetley’s Super Green Tea Sunshine

Anyone who has spent time with me knows that I love drinking tea, any tea. I’m a tea explorer and I love to try out new teas and tisanes (herbal teas without tea leaves). I decided to give this…

Castle MacLellan spread
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#AD / Castle MacLellan pâtés

I’ve not always been much of a bread eater. My family mainly grew up on cereal for breakfast and rice (now there’s a stereotype!) for the evening meal. It wasn’t until I started dating my current partner that I…

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