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Pancake Day 2020 Tuesday 25 February 2020 is Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day . This is traditionally a day of fun and feasting before fasting for the 40 days of Lent. In other cultures, Mardi Gras takes place on this date. Tradition In times gone by, people would use up all their eggs, butter, and […]

Random Acts Of Kindness Day 2020   Today we are celebrating ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’. Growing in awareness and popularity ever year, this day is celebrated by many organisations, individuals and groups including the non-profit organisation, kindness.org, who believe “Kindness is the catalyst in solving the world’s biggest challenges”. Even if you haven’t heard […]

Chinese New Year – the year of the rat! On the 25 January the most important date in the Chinese calendar will be upon us, Chinese New Year! Determined by the lunar calendar, the date changes every year and is always on the first date of the new lunar year. There are 12 zodiac animals […]

With the dark evenings drawing in and Halloween fast approaching, pumpkins appear to be everywhere. Although they are most commonly used for carving at Halloween, pumpkins provide a good source of nutrients and are great to use in cooking for a variety of sweet and savoury dishes. We have put together some interesting pumpkin facts […]

Check out a couple of our favourite vegetarian recipes…

Digestive issues such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), colitis or coeliac disease can all make the gut sensitive to eating certain foods. Although the types of foods which can irritate the gut varies between individual’s, there are some which are commonly problematic, i.e. certain fruits and vegetables, some fats, wheat, milk, hot spices and certain fibres. Do not […]

Autumn is on its way, and as the sun rises later and later each day, waking-up can begin to feel like a bigger struggle

Healthy cake recipe…

Seasonal recipe ideas for the summer…