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Russian fudge yoghurt

Decadent Yoghurt

From time to time it’s good to treat yourself to something truly decadent. I like yoghurt, so when I come across new product ranges I like to try them out. A recent discovery is Russian fudge yoghurt. It’s made by “The Collective“, which originally started in New Zealand, but is now available in Ireland and […]

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flavoured-coffee

More Adventures in Flavoured Coffee

I’ve been trying out different flavoured coffees over the last few months. Why? Because they’re tasty. Is it sacrilege? I don’t think so. Yesterday I picked up 3 different flavours of coffee from a local shop: vanilla Macadamian nut Bavarian chocolate – I’ve no idea why Bavaria would be associated with chocolate, but I thought […]

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Semi-healthy Convenience Food

When I’m in the office these days I prefer to bring my own lunch rather than eat in the canteen. There’s nothing wrong with the canteen, but I like cooking in the evening, so having a large lunch would be a bad idea.. So for lunch I try to vary things as much as possible. […]

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split pea soup

Exploring Different Flavour Soups

While I’d love to be able to make my own soup every single day it’s not going to happen just yet .. Even a “simple” soup requires preparation time and I haven’t quite got to that stage yet. So for the moment I try to keep it “interesting” by choosing as wide a variety of […]

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More Kitchen Gadgets!

When I tried to make pasta for the first time a couple of weeks ago I immediately ran into a small, yet quite annoying problem. Being able to roll out pastry requires a rolling pin. Sure, I was able to use a wine bottle, but it’s not exactly ideal. So I added a rolling pin […]

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memory foam pillow

More Bedding Tweaks

A few months ago I replaced my bed and mattress. The new one is fantastic and I sleep much better on it – the fact that I can use “on” instead of “in” is important. The old bed was in a bad state, so I’d been more “in” it than “on” it for quite some […]

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