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All purpose BBQ spice rub recipe
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Try this epic BBQ spice rub recipe

The dog days of summer are nearly over, so it’s time to soak up the last of it with that barbecue you’ve been putting off! This bank holiday weekend is the perfect excuse. Whether you’re hosting a barbecue, or just attending one (or even if you just want to have something extra tasty for your dinner tonight), this all-purpose BBQ spice rub recipe is guaranteed to wow. It’s full of flavour, from smoky paprika to spicy chilli, it’s peppery and…

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Gin iced tea cocktail recipe
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Iced tea cocktail: two recipes to try

Today, I’m teaming up with Teapigs again (see my other collab with them, here) to bring you two insanely refreshing iced tea cocktail recipes. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Teapigs tea is so good! So it’s no surprise that using it to make iced tea is a recipe for awesomeness. Tea cocktail with lemon, ginger & gin Add 1 lemon and ginger tea bag per person to a mug or heat-proof glass jar. Pour over just enough freshly boiled water to cover them….

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Tea milkshake recipe
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Tea milkshake recipe

I’m really excited to be working with one of my all-time favourite tea makers, Teapigs, for this post! I’ve been a big fan of theirs for ages, their tea is genuinely some of the best I’ve ever tasted. With this in mind, I was eager to try out one of their “teashake” recipes – that’s a tea milkshake, by the way – to see if they really are as tasty as they look. Spoiler: they absolutely are! Get the recipe below. Rooibos tea milkshake…

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The best iced coffee recipe ever
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The best iced coffee recipe

It is hot. The sort of hot that makes everything slow down. Even the most basic of chores becomes a mountain to climb – wouldn’t it just be easier to kick back and relax in the sun? This mini heatwave just goes to show that summer is well and truly here! And with it, come those lazy summer days and hazy summer nights, when the pace of life slows and everyone smiles a little bit more. With weather like this,…

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Scandinavian Meatballs canapé recipe
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Recipe: Scandinavian-inspired meatball canapes

Whoooooa guys I went to the BEST independent coffee shop last week! It was a little Scandinavian-inspired delight, tucked away in the town centre of Harrogate, called Baltzersen’s. Everything, from the wall art to the furniture, the crockery to the food, was Scandinavian themed. It was absolutely on point. I ate the most amazing meatballs I’ve ever tasted, served in an open sandwich of rye bread, with lingonberry jam, fried onions and Jarlsberg cheese, with sides of homemade slaw and gherkin…

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Earl Grey bara brith recipe
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Bara Brith Earl Grey Recipe

Did you know that March 1st is Saint David’s Day, the patron saint of Wales? No? Neither did I. Well, until last weekend, when my partner (who just happens to be Welsh!) told me so. The Welsh are a fiercely patriotic nation, so regularly mark the occasion by wearing traditional Welsh costumes or symbols (think: daffodils, leeks, dragons). Schools often hold festivals called “Eisteddfodau” (don’t ask me how to pronounce that), where children sing songs, dance and celebrate their heritage….

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