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5 Fave Cupcakes & Muffins

The winter holidays are around the corner and its time for treats and goodies. This week, for 5 Things Tuesday I ask you to name your favourite muffins and cupcakes. I borrowed the idea for this post from Paula Light who said last week that she was thinking about doing a cupcake review. I love all kinds of cakes, cupcakes, muffins etc. Here are just … Continue reading 5 Fave Cupcakes & Muffins

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5 Desserts You Love With Your Coffee

Last week, on 5 Things Tuesday I asked you to name your favourite kinds of coffee. Today I want to follow up with fave desserts to go with your java. Here are 5 of mine: Salted caramel brownie Apple pie / Walnut pie a la mode Biscotti / Cookies Muffins Cake — All kinds Honourable Mention :Toasted naan bread Images courtesy Unsplash How about you? … Continue reading 5 Desserts You Love With Your Coffee

5 Things Tuesday — 5 Things You Love About Autumn

Here are my 5 Autumn Faves : Dry leaves It is mesmerizing to watch dry leaves falling to earth one by one. Once they make a thick carpet on the ground, it is such fun when they crunch and crackle underfoot. Bonfires made from these leaves give the autumn breeze it’s particular smoky fragrance. Autumn hues Burgundy, plum, auburn, cinnamon, mustard, pumpkin, russet, rust, spinach … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — 5 Things You Love About Autumn

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5 Things Tuesday — 5 Italian Foods You Love

Italian cuisine is very much a part of the food scene worldwide. Pizza has the same universal appeal as cola drinks. There are so many other Italian foods that we all love even if we’ve never set foot in Italy. Today I ask you to list five of your favourites. Here are mine: Pizza Whether it is a simple margharita with just tomato paste and … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — 5 Italian Foods You Love

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5 Things Tuesday —- Food Fads You Like

Food fads come and go just like trends in clothes, shoes and make up. Some stand the test of time while others are just a passing fancy. Here are five of the ones I love: Overnight Oats This is a convenient and healthy trend, perfect for those who have no time to prepare breakfast. Just layer quick cooking oatmeal with milk and your choice of … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday —- Food Fads You Like

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5 Things Tuesday — What 5 Things Mean Spring to You

Although winter becomes shorter every year, I welcome spring with a spring in my step. These are some of the things that I enjoy about the season; Flowers Sweet peas, petunias, dahlia, cineraria, hollyhocks, snapdragons, and many more combine to give the season its colour and fragrance.   Trees Some trees get their blossom before their leaves grow to full size after winter. The silk … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — What 5 Things Mean Spring to You

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5 Ways To Enjoy Strawberries

Nothing says Spring better than strawberries. Luscious in colour and flavour, there are so many ways that you can enjoy this fruit. Today I ask you to list five. I have tried to combine several options under one heading but still have quite a few favourites left over.   Granita This distinctive dessert takes sorbet to the next level. I make it by hand and … Continue reading 5 Ways To Enjoy Strawberries

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5 Things You Miss About Driving to Work

The 5 Things tag keeps surfacing on WordPress. I am not sure who first thought of it but I have always found it fun to do. I thought “Why not make it a weekly feature?” These days most people are working from home and therefore missing their daily commute to work. I never thought this was something I would miss but you don’t usually miss … Continue reading 5 Things You Miss About Driving to Work