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Karen's book....

I was thrilled, the other day, to receive a parcel in the post. It was a parcel I had been expecting and inside was a book; a copy of Karen's (of Lavender and Lovage fame) new book which is published today.
I have followed Karen on Instagram and through her award winning blog for a number of years now, so when she offered preview copies of her soon-to-be published book, I jumped at the chance. And here it is.....


Karen is an award winning food and travel writer. She was born in South Africa, but has lived and travelled in many different places. Her book is a beautiful and very personal collection of her recipes, from her early childhood in rural Northumbria, where she helped her grandmother and mother in the kitchen and garden, to her time spent living in France and now in North Wales on the edge of Snowdonia. So, as you would expect, her book is an eclectic mix of recipes old and new, all beautifully photographed by Karen herself and interspersed with photographs and memories of…

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