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May 11th, 2015

Spring Monday Musings

*A spring garden to transform your mantelpiece. Great tutorial – nice seasonal update and way to transform a tired-looking living room.  *Think I might have to book a trip to Milan, if only to visit this kitsch cocktail bar! Fab vintage-filmset feel. *These spice jar [...]

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May 11th, 2015

Recipe: Wild garlic ‘ravioli’ with crab

Wild garlic and crab is a revelatory pairing. Crab meat is surprisingly sweet in its purest form, which is why it is often pepped up with zippy chilli and lifted with citrus. Wild garlic is abundant at the moment, and while it can be foraged for free — even on Hampstead [...]

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May 8th, 2015

My Snapshots… a favourite boulangerie

This week I’ve really fallen in love the cut of 50′s style dresses. I’ve always had a soft spot for vintage fabrics and had a great time browsing Dawn O’Porter’s favourite vintage finds at the launch party of her new pop up store. I also managed [...]

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May 6th, 2015

Flavour of the month: Summer BBQ

I managed to miss the most brutal part of the British winter this year thanks to an extended stint of filming in Australia. Down under, summer was in fact coming to an end and crisp autumn air was arriving, but we still managed to enjoy our fair share of barbies from the [...]

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May 5th, 2015

Recipe: Swedish Smörgåstårta

The Swedes might not be known for their extravagant design, opting more for snow-white interiors and simple lines. When it comes to the humble sandwich however, they certainly know how to push the boat out. Smörgåstårta is a sandwich layer cake, filled with pâté, smoked [...]

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May 4th, 2015

Recipe: BBQ Pizza Party

This summer is set to be a scorcher and I can’t wait to prise open the barbie. Failing ownership of a wood-fired oven, whacking pizza dough straight on to the hot grill is the next best way to achieve that beautiful scorched crust. Rather than a traditional BBQ, why not have [...]

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May 4th, 2015

Purple Monday Musings

* 13 mouthwateringly sweet ways to cook with lavender (found via Buzzfeed). Great if you’re looking for inspiration for your #MakeMayPurple bakes (see below). The mini lavender cupcakes look simply divine. * The Stroke Association is making May purple and encouraging [...]

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May 1st, 2015

My Snapshots… Filming galore

Things are getting busy at Rachel Khoo HQ. I’ve spent a fair amount of this week in front of the camera – starting with a lovely morning on Sunday Brunch and concluding with a jam-packed day of filming for my next batch of YouTube recipes. I’m thinking [...]

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