Whiskey Sour

A Celebratory Whisky Sour

To celebrate the fact that it’s Friday and, more importantly, that Supper Lovin’ is now listed as a recommended food blog on WordPress (Woop woop!!!), I thought I’d share a recipe for one of my favourite alcoholic beverages: the almighty Whisky Sour. Created from the eighteenth-century practice of adding lime juice to rum to prevent the development of scurvy aboard ships, this…

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Bringing Down the House

An interview with events extraordinaire Michaela Deasy-Smith, joint director and creative head at Relish Festive… An award-winning Cotswold-based catering and events company, Relish Food & Events has taken the UK leisure industry by storm, with a portfolio covering everything from the Media Producer Awards in London and the Cheltenham Literature Festival, to a number of private parties…

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Mixed Vegetable Noodles with Homemade Pesto

Overindulged in sweet treats this winter? This vegetable-packed recipe by guest blogger Martha Skinner will help you on your way to feeling healthier… Many noodles on the market are made from refined carbohydrates and have a relatively low nutritional value. Vegetable noodles, however, provide a delicious, nutrient-rich alternative, perfect for use in any noodle-based dish.…

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Drop Scones with Honey, Cinnamon and Icing Sugar

Celebrating Pancake Day in Style… As I’m sure you’re already aware (if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably been looking forward to this day since Christmas!), today is Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday, the one day of the year when eating sweet fried batter for breakfast, lunch and dinner is considered OK, if not completely expected. When I was…

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For Evenly-baked Cakes

The Grumpy Chef recommends baking in the centre of the middle shelf There are many things that can cause your cakes to come out wonky, from the butter and eggs being too cold to the oven not being hot enough, and, for The Grumpy Chef, there is little more annoying than having to spend time using…

Mushrooms on toast

Garlic and Tarragon Mushrooms on Toasted Sourdough

One of my all time favourite snacks… Mushrooms are marvellous  for many reasons, the first of which being that they are absolutely delicious. They are also packed full of protein, making them a popular choice for vegetarian diets, and provide lots of important vitamins and minerals, including copper, vitamins B2 and B5, niacin, selenium and potassium. I absolutely…

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Iron-boosting Spinach Soup

Give yourself a boost of iron this winter with this comforting bowl of spinach soup by guest blogger Martha Skinner… Iron is important in the body for numerous functions including healthy cell functioning, and the transport of oxygen around the blood. Iron intake can be especially problematic for women as they lose iron through the menstrual…