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You Spin Me Right Round

Is it a salad spinner, or an entertainment centre?

With its straightforward one-handed operation – so you can even spin salad while carrying baby – The One-Handed Cook is extremely happy with this bit of kit…

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Review of Jo Wheatley’s ‘A Passion for Baking’ and interview with Jo

Jo Wheatley a Passion for Baking

Jo Wheatley impressed the nation with her amazing baking skills on BBC2’s The Great British Bake Off and after winning the competition in 2011 went on to write ‘A Passion for Baking’ – I meet her to talk family and baking.

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How Do You Like Them Apples?

Apple rings make the world look brilliant!

So, fruit. The packed-with-vitamins, portable, healthy snack of choice for parents … and, frustratingly, sometimes a tough sell, let’s face it.

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We Heart Denmark


So, it’s back to earth with a bump after our first ever family holiday in Denmark. It really was the perfect fortnight away.

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Is it time to say bye-bye to the Breville?

You’ve got the chop

There was an article in the Daily Mail this week which highlighted the fact that us Brits are guilty of buying kitchen gadgets that we think we will use and love, but that in reality just sit in the cupboard gathering dust.

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Perfect Pancakes


I made my pancake batter – see below for recipe – using my lovely batter bowl and gave it the one-handed test, with my whisk in my right hand and, not a baby this time I confess, but a cup of coffee in my left.

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