Category Archives: Cooking

What Famous Olympians Eat for Breakfast

This week it’s Farmhouse Breakfast Week.  The campaign is run by HGCA, the cereals and oilseeds sector of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board, on behalf of cereal farmers and producers. It started in the year 2000 with the aim … Continue reading

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Bake Our Fabulous Christmas Cake Recipe

  It’s only a few weeks until Christmas and as we had such a great response for our easy to make Christmas cake recipe, we thought we’d post it again. So here it is. 12oz mixed fruit 8oz sugar 8oz … Continue reading

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Stir Up Sunday is a-coming

This year ‘Stir Up Sunday’ is 24th November 2019. Thought to start in Victorian times, this is traditionally the day Christmas Pudding is made. Here are 4 things you may not know about ‘Stir Up’ traditions.

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Easy Holiday Recipes

#travel #travelfood #recipe So, you’ve booked your holiday cottage. You’ve planned your excursions. You know what you need to pack. So, who’s going to do the cooking? Someone has to, right?

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You Can’t BEAT Homemade Strawberry Jam

#strawberryjam #strawberry #homemadejam We’re are so lucky at Layhead to have the space to grow our own strawberries, which means… homemade strawberry jam! As many of our guests know, homemade jam tastes like strawberries, not like the tasteless,

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10 Fabulous Ideas to Celebrate Easter

We love Easter and we love things to make for the Easter holidays.  Here are 10 fabulous ideas to celebrate Easter: Make an Easter Basket from recycled tissue paper Create some lollypop bunnies .

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Getting to the root of soup

It’s still that time of year when we need to be wrapped up warm and have an urge to eat heart warming food. Here’s how to make the most of seasonal carrot into a perfect soup. 1 tbsp vegetable oil … Continue reading

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