MONTHLY BOOK REVIEW FROM THE VILLAGE KITCHEN…

This is the first post of a regular post on The Village Kitchen which will be a monthly book review for all our readers. This month it isFit Men Cook by Kevin Curry– it was definitely the title and the authors name that got me looking at this book and with all it has to offer, it is well worth buying. With “100 Meal Prep Recipes for Men and Women” for £8.49 from Amazon and other good book sellers.

The fitness influencer and creator of the bestselling Food & Drink app, FitMenCook, shares 100 easy, quick meal prep recipes that will save you time, money, and inches on your waistline – helping you to get healthy on your own terms.

InFit Men Cook, Kevin Curry, fitness expert and social media sensation with millions of followers and hundreds of thousands of downloads on his app, shares everything…

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HYGGE MONTHLY BOOK REVIEWS…

IMAGES OF A HYGGE LIFESTYLE...

Hygge : The Danish Art of Happiness by Marie Tourell Søderberg 

At these times it is crucial for me to have hygge. Hygge time with family and friends, hygge moments with myself and a hyggelig home.

It’s small moments that money cannot buy you, finding the magic in the ordinary.’ Whether it’s listening to the rain with a cup of tea, or going on a long walk with a loved one, hygge can be harnessed all around us. We all know the feeling of hygge instinctively, but few of us ever manage to capture it for more than a moment.

Now Danish actress and hygge aficionado Marie Tourell Søderberg has travelled the length and breadth of her home country to create the perfect guide to cooking, decorating and enjoying yourself, inspired the hygge way.

It introduces you to Hygge with ideas, practices, steps and photographs and a guide to…

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BAKING TIPS MONDAY FROM AFTERNOON TEA4TWO…

AFTERNOON TEA 4 TWO...

Baking Tips Monday is a new post I am going to write every Monday with lots of tips for baking so make sure you subscribe to an email.

Avoid over mixing as it can cause a heavy texture, and this will cause the cake to crack, (see image below).

Bake your cake immediately once mixed as the baking process begins to act as soon as it is combined with liquid.

When mixing butter cream in a freestanding machine, cover the whole machine with a damp tea towel. This stops clouds of icing sugar dust going over the kitchen.

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