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Massive Blueberry Oven Pancake

A huge blueberry pancake that bakes itself in the oven in 30 minutes… So easy! You can also make this with other fruit or savoury ingredients.


DOCTOR WHO Merchandising Must-Haves for Mums

My husband knows… I’m a Doctor Who nut. Let’s face it, that is the only reason why I’d write a piece on Doctor Who merchandising must-haves for mums. Mums worldwide LOVE the Doctor, not only because he is foxy, but because he represents the ultimate in escapism. Right now I’m in Doctor Who ecstasy, because I made some cool discoveries last night! Browsing Amazon for nappy bins, imagine my delight when I stumbled across DOCTOR WHO MERCHANDISING! Here’s a pick of the best…     Yep, you know what this is. With UV light and realistic sound effects, what could be cooler? Also works as a pen, bonus!

COOKING: Churros

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Sunday morning, churros y chocolate for breakfast… welcome to real Spain! If you’ve never had a churro before, basically you are looking at a long, slim, slightly crunchy donut. Churros are traditionally served with a sprinkling of sugar and dipped into a cup of steaming hot chocolate.  Usually available early in the morning at local cafes, they can also be taken away wrapped in a paper cone and enjoyed at home.  But churros are really easy to make – and you’ll find they disappear pretty darn quick off the plate! Here’s how to prepare your own. This recipe serves about 4-5 people. Ingredients: 500 g white flour 500 ml water 3 tsp of baking powder (or 1 x 16g sachet of Royal Baking Powder) 1 tsp salt 3 tbsp olive oil For frying: 1 litre vegetable oil For serving: a few pinches of caster sugar Materials: Two medium sauce pans Cake icing plunger or bag, with a large nozzle Spatula Kitchen paper or tissue Instructions: 1. Sieve the flour and…