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Eat What You Want… Diet?

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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We don’t do diets in our house. Or at least I didn’t think we did. Then I Googled ‘diets’ out of interest. Crikey! We have the 5:2 diet, Dukan diet, Paleo diet, Atkins diet, Alkaline diet, Cambridge diet, South Beach diet, Slimming World diet, Slim-Fast diet, LighterLife diet, WeightWatchers diet, Rosemary Conley diet and Jenny …

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Rebel, Rebel…

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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  Those that know me will know I have always been a bit rebellious. Not for any reason. I just didn’t like doing as I was told or what was expected of me. A rebel without a cause! These days I still like doing my own thing. Not following the crowd. Not following the latest …

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An Unexpected… Pudding

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Recipes, Talking Borax, Trends
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It was a nice sunny day in the summer holidays. We had said our good-byes a few days before to our child from Belarus that had been staying with us for a few weeks healthy respite. So it was just Us and our Kids. Time to chill out and relax. Our Kids had been eager to get their bikes …

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OHHHH….SHOOT!!!

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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Apparently it is my fault that we’ve all been poorly since May. All because one dinnertime I pointed out the fact that we are very lucky to have 4 very healthy Kids who at most just get a sniffle every now & then…… Then 3 days later Lil’MrM walked out of school with bright red …

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‘Ome Made Business…

Posted by on May 5, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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After 21 years of working in the catering industry as a Chef/Manager I found myself… ‘in between’ jobs, shall we say. After pondering about working for myself for a few years I decided to take the plunge. And there it was… ‘Ome Made is officially a Business! ‘Ome Made available for your home! The Blog …

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‘Ome Made Kebab

Posted by on Apr 26, 2014 in Recipes, Talking Borax, Trends
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‘Ome Made Kebab   I have been fond of kebabs since my beer swilling teenage years… You could not beat that garlicky, salty meat stuffed into a pita with slice cabbage, grated carrot, raw onion, sliced tomato and cucumber then drizzled with lemon juice, yoghurt & mint and hot chilli sauce after a night out …

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Happy Happy Holidays!

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Talking Borax, Trends
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Happy Happy Holidays! We love school holidays in our house. It’s even better when the weather is good, because after a wet winter with 4 bundles of energy bombing around in the house & climbing the walls, we were getting a wee bit fractious temperament wise. For the first winter in a long time we …

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Not All Pirates Eat Meat!

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Recipes, Talking Borax, Trends
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I was winding an old friend up a couple weeks ago who happens to be a Vegan, he also bears an uncanny resemblance to Jack Sparrow, especially when he gets the full costume on…come on, stop swooning ladies! Anyway to make it up to him I promised I would put a post on the Blog that …

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Cheeky Cow!

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in Recipes, Trends
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Mike, our butcher, had got a couple of Ox Cheeks in. I’ve never had them before but I thought I’d give them a go. I’d read about them and understood that they needed a nice slow cook. Apparently they make an absolutely wicked chilli, or should that be cheeky chilli!  I think the bit of …

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Curried Bakers Oven Lamb

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in Recipes, Trends
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Here’s a traditional English dish given an ‘Ome Made twist, to be fair it was Kits’ idea. I was just going to do the plain English dish of lamb shoulder baked on top of layers of potato and onion, which in it’s own right is delicious. Add some spice, herbs and a curry sauce though and it …

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