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Green Tea Mojito

What is a celebration, a weekend, a gathering of friends, or a long day after work without a Mojito in hand? It's painful and it is dull, let me us tell you that. With a slight twist on the classic Mojito we have created the ever so fresh and flavoursome 'Green Tea...

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maggy loves | Bon Ceramics

Images used by permission of Bon Ceramics Here at maggy, we believe that beauty and styling can shift a rooms atmosphere into comfort. And homes should be a place of comfort where family and friends both feel welcome and open to the celebration of life. That is why...

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DIY – Oh So Pretty Mini Cakes

Delicate miniature cakes are perfect to serve at an afternoon tea, or along with tea and coffee. But if freshly baking cakes falls to the bottom of your priority list in the lead up to your event, then we have a sneaky little solution for you. These bite-sized cakes...

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Raspberry and Basil Cocktail

If you aren't convinced that good tasting food and drink can take just a few minutes to whip up then give this recipe a whirl.  Its fun nature can be enjoyed by you and your friends post meal as a desert replacement or to be sipped by the pool. Basil and Berry...

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Roasted Pumpkin Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing

We may have found a winning combination here. Caramelised roasted pumpkin, crunchy raw vegetables and a moreish ginger lime dressing. Simple and amazingly delicious. Roasted Pumpkin Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing Prep Time: 15 minutes  Cook Time: 30 minutes Serves: 4...

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maggy loves | Anisa Sabet

You'd be forgiven for dreaming about these Lemon & Rosemary Mini Bundt Cakes for the rest of the day (we certainly will be), and you'll soon find that just about everything Anisa Sabet produces will make you feel the same. She consistently creates not just...

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The Peachy Keen Cocktail

Sweet, sweet seasonal peaches are the hero of this delicious fresh cocktail! So simple to make and perfect for a summery evening in the sun, with delicious bite-sized canapes or a light meal.

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maggy loves | Bikis Ceramics

Images: Stephanic McLeod Food looks and tastes infinitely better when served on a beautiful plate. Maybe not scientifically proven but we can vouch for it and that holds some weight, right? And in the search for beauty, it's hard to go past some stunning handmade...

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Garden Fresh Menu

The only thing better than a delicious menu is one that doesn't take hours, or even worse, days to create in the kitchen. We tend to prefer simple, quality recipes over complicated ones so are very happy to bring you this selection of summery, garden fresh recipes....

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Those Awkward Moments

Those in motion tend to stay in motion, those in rest tend to stay in rest. A small reminder from Newton that when your occasion has a smooth-sailing atmosphere, it will probably stay that way. Yes, perhaps he wasn’t necessarily referring to hosting a dinner party,...

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Classic Carrot Cake with Spiced Cream

Having a classic carrot cake in your repertoire can quickly become a hero (or last minute fall back) of your hosting. This rich delicious cake is layered perfectly with a caramelised fig jam and spiced cream.

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