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    Easy elderflower cordial

    By Hyggestyle on June 3, 2019

    Today is elderflower cordial day! Pick 25 heads of elderflowers on a warm sunny morning and shake to get rid of the tiny wildlife, then rinse. Put in a large bowl then add 2 chopped lemons, 3 chopped oranges, 2lb of sugar and 4 pints of boiling water, plus 2oz of tartaric acid. Cover and steep for four days, stirring

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    What’s new this week?

    By Hyggestyle on April 24, 2019

    Well, it has been such a busy week here at Hyggestyle HQ! Bex was invited up to Soho House to take part on an expert panel on Scandinavian lifestyle trends (they have the biggest croissants she has ever seen, apparently), and then our Easter ranges were used to decorate a TV celebrity special. We have also taken delivery of our

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    Fresh and free nettle pesto

    By Hyggestyle on April 14, 2019

    Fresh nettle pesto Nettles are a fantastic superfood, fun to forage and best of all, free! Bang full of vitamins and minerals, once prepared they are great in any recipe where you would use spinach. We love them stirred through fresh pasta with a little butter and salt, or in a quiche with cheese and bacon. This easy nettle pesto

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    Some mothers do ‘ave em…

    By Hyggestyle on April 7, 2019

    This week, dear readers, we are bringing you something a little different! Bex was interviewed the other day by an online parenting magazine, on that hot topic of working mothers and how to achieve that elusive work/life balance (something Our Glorious Leader is obviously not managing as she was on her second glass of wine by the end of the

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    Our favourite squidgy chocolate fudge cake

    By Hyggestyle on March 2, 2019

    It was our turn to make the cake for the PTA cake raffle this week, so I (quite literally) plumped for my favorite tried-and-tested chocolate fudge cake recipe. Moist and squidgy, it is delicious with either a cup of tea in the afternoon, or with a guilty conscience at about 3am; if you still haven’t got over that marzipan binge