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Chocolate Brownies by Jane Asher
Jane Asher is an actress who is also known as a cake decorator and a cake shop proprietor. She has written three best-selling novels and published more than a dozen lifestyle, costuming, and cake decorating books. Jane runs a … Read more

Birthday Crunchies by Jane Asher
Jane Asher is an actress who is also known as a cake decorator and a cake shop proprietor. She has written three best-selling novels and published more than a dozen lifestyle, costuming, and cake decorating books. Jane runs a … Read more

Chocolate Nut Squares by Jane Asher
Jane Asher is an actress who is also known as a cake decorator and a cake shop proprietor. She has written three best-selling novels and published more than a dozen lifestyle, costuming, and cake decorating books. Jane runs a … Read more

Magic Chocolate Pudding by Clarissa Dickson Wright
Clarissa Dickson Wright is a chef, television personality, businesswoman and former barrister. She is best known as one half of the Two Fat Ladies alongside Jennifer Paterson. Clarissa has published several books, and was the first female Rector of … Read more

Meringue Swans with Creme Chantilly by Rosemary Shrager
Rosemary Shrager is an accomplished chef who has appeared as a haute cuisine teacher on the reality television programme Ladette to Lady, and as a judge on Soapstar Superchef. She has also presented Kitchen Showdown With Rosemary Shrager.   … Read more

Sticky Banana and Chocolate Tart by Gino D’Acampo
Gino D’Acampo is a professional Italian chef, and winner of ITV’s 2009 series of I’m a Celebrity, Get Me out of Here. D’Acampo has starred on several television programmes, and hosts a radio cookery discussion programme on LBC 97.3. … Read more

Black Cherry Victoria Sponge Cake by Gary Rhodes
Gary Rhodes OBE is a celebrated restaurateur, cookery writer, and chef, known for his love of British cuisine. His television career has included a prominent role on may such as MasterChef, MasterChef USA, Hell’s Kitchen, and his own series, … Read more

Berry and Yoghurt Sponge Finger Trifle by Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon is a celebrated New Zealand chef and a holder of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Peter has established an impressive array of restaurants across the globe, including London’s Providores, Istanbul’s Changa and New York’s PUBLIC.   … Read more

Carrot, Cinnamon and Gingernut Cheesecake by Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon is a celebrated New Zealand chef and a holder of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Peter has established an impressive array of restaurants across the globe, including London’s Providores, Istanbul’s Changa and New York’s PUBLIC.   … Read more

Carrot, Pecan and Orange Muffins by Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon is a celebrated New Zealand chef and a holder of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Peter has established an impressive array of restaurants across the globe, including London’s Providores, Istanbul’s Changa and New York’s PUBLIC.   … Read more

Birthday Cake Sponge by Phil Vickery
Phil Vickery has published ten cookery books and has frequently appeared on Ready Steady Cook, This Morning, and on Radio 5Live. Phil is also a Food Ambassador of Coeliac UK. He is married to television presenter Fern Britton.   … Read more

Chocolate Slice by Ed Baines
Ed Baines trained in London’s The River Cafe. His flagship restaurant is Randall & Aubin. He is known for starring as a judge on Britain’s Best Dish and for being an alternate chef on Sunday Feast. His latest book, … Read more

Chocolate Whoopies by Simon Rimmer
Simon Rimmer is the resident chef on BBC2′s Something for the Weekend, and the face of cooking video website, Eat The Chef. Simon founded the award winning vegetarian restaurant Greens in Manchester, and is the author of several cookery … Read more

Lavender Scones by Celia Brooks Brown
Celia Brookes Brown is best known as a passionate cook and food writer who aims to inspire and make vegetarian food exciting. Celia was born in Colorado and moved to Britain in 1989 to work in the theatre. She … Read more

Carrot and Olive Oil Cake by Celia Brooks Brown
Celia Brooks Brown is best known as a passionate cook and food writer who aims to inspire and make vegetarian food exciting. Celia was born in Colorado and moved to Britain in 1989 to work in the theatre. She … Read more

Crunchy Nut Apple Cake Bars by Ainsley Harriot
Ainsley Harriot is an accomplished chef and television personality. Ainsley has worked in many prestigious restaurants, such as the Dorchester, Brown’s, The Hilton, The Westbury, Cafe Pelican and Quaglino’s. He was the resident chef of BBC One’s Good Morning … Read more

Strawberry Lassi by Anjum Anand
Anjum Anand is a British Indian chef who has transformed traditional Indian recipes for the health conscious cook. She starred as a regular guest on UKTV Food’s Great Food Live from 2004 to 2007, and featured in BBC Two’s … Read more

Chocolate Chunk Nut Cookies by Celia Brooks
Celia Brooks Brown is best known as a passionate cook and food writer who aims to inspire and make vegetarian food exciting. Celia was born in Colorado and moved to Britain in 1989 to work in the theatre. She … Read more

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Plumbing Myths Busted

Busting the Myths
Consistently, your plumbing framework draws clean water into your home and evacuates hazardous poisons so your family doesn’t ingest synthetic compounds. Moreover, your plumbing framework gives high temp water so you can shower, do clothing, and the sky is the limit from there. Numerous individuals don’t comprehend or value all the mind boggling workings of their plumbing framework until the point when they keep running into an issue. Without understanding your plumbing framework, you could be causing genuine mischief without knowing it. Here are the main 10 plumbing myths about plumbing frameworks exposed!

 

1. It’s alright to put all sustenances down the rubbish transfer.

False! Numerous nourishments are to a great degree unsafe for your waste transfer. In spite of the fact that waste transfers may appear like they can deal with anything since they are made of metal, they are really delicate instruments that can break effortlessly. Figuring out how to better deal with your waste transfer implies less stops up and a longer=lasting plumbing framework. Cooking oils and oils ought to never be put down a waste transfer in light of the fact that these can harden and cause future stops up. Likewise, delicate sustenances like pasta, potatoes, and vegetables are hurtful for your rubbish transfer since they can develop at the base and shape an uneven substance that shields different nourishments from moving beyond. Espresso drudgeries and chicken bones ought to likewise never be put down the deplete.

2. Citrus natural products are an incredible noticing cleaner for my channels and junk transfer.

False! Lemons, limes, and oranges are extraordinary in servings of mixed greens and smoothies however not on channels and depletes! The corrosiveness of the citrus organic products consumes and rusts the channels, rapidly making harm the metal funnels going through your home. Abstain from utilizing citrus natural products in your deplete and stick to vinegar and heated water.

3. Encountering low water weight for reasons unknown is flawlessly ordinary every now and then.

False! Arbitrary episodes of low water weight could be an indication of a water spill. Low water weight can be caused from water spilling from one a player in your plumbing into another piece of your home. On the off chance that you encounter low water weight in conjunction with wet or warm spots, a high water charge, establishment splits, or the hints of water running when nobody is running water, don’t waver to call an expert to check for a water spill.

4. Until the point that you encounter a stop up or another “major” issue, your plumbing framework needn’t bother with proficient help.

False! Essentially in light of the fact that you can’t see the work your plumbing framework is doing for a long time doesn’t mean it isn’t buckling down. Without general proficient registration, a more significant issue could be creating in your home. Get your plumbing framework took a gander at like clockwork to multi year to ensure everything is in great working condition.

5. The most ideal approach to manage obstructs is by utilizing synthetic deplete more clean.

False! Substance deplete cleaners are terrible for the earth, as well as they are brimming with burning poisons that can erode your channels and make changeless harm your channels. Also, concoction deplete cleaners are costly and frequently incapable. The most ideal approach to manage stops up is by utilizing a considerably more powerful, more secure, and eco-accommodating elective you can regularly discover right in your kitchen wash room. Run hot (not bubbling) water over the obstructed deplete, and if that doesn’t work, utilize vinegar and preparing pop to slacken the stop up. You can likewise attempt physically expelling the obstruct with a plunger. On the off chance that this doesn’t work, call an expert to assist you with your stop up.

6. Cleanser will make my channels decent and gleaming.

False! The froth from cleanser and water will really do the inverse – after some time, it can make channels erode, cloud, and peel. The most ideal approach to keep your channels decent and gleaming is by keeping them dry and cleaning them with proficient tempered steel metal more clean.

7. In-tank latrine cleaners deal with can cleaning so I don’t need to.

False! In-tank latrine cleaners just blanch toilets, keeping them pleasant and white, however despite everything you have to clean them to keep microscopic organisms under control. The best technique for eliminating microscopic organisms is a basic mix of vinegar and a latrine brush. Clean your can at any rate once every week.

8. There’s nothing you can do to keep a stop up.

False! You can do a lot of things to anticipate obstructs. In washrooms, stops up are most normally caused by cleanser filth develop, hair, and oil. Abstain from putting these things down the sink and routinely run high temp dilute the sink to eliminate develop and you should see a diminishing in stops up.

9. All plumbing issues are anything but difficult to settle independent from anyone else.

Genuine and false. Numerous plumbing issues are anything but difficult to fix, and utilizing an at-home client manual or figuring out how to settle things at home is an enabling method to take in more about your plumbing framework. In any case, your neighborhood handyman is cheerful to assist you with more troublesome issues. Try not to be hesitant to request help. Plumbing frameworks are confounded, and requesting help when you require it can spare you from committing a critical error that could cost you a great many dollars. Besides, by asking your neighborhood plumbing master, you can expand your insight so you know how to do it without anyone else’s help next time.

10. All handymen are made equivalent.

False! Ensure you inquire about the handyman you call. Handymen differ in aptitude, quality, and all the more critically, cost! Ensure you call a handyman who has solid reports and is trusted by others so your plumbing framework doesn’t get left in most exceedingly awful condition than previously, if you are looking for one we recommend you https://www.lvplumbing.co.uk.

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Thousands of vulnerable children living in residential institutions lack social and emotional support – one poignant example is that they rarely get to mark their birthdays. On International Children’s Day, 1 June 2011, please join us and help more children enjoy a birthday.
Light a Birthday Candle for Lumos
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About The Campaign
By taking part in Light a Birthday Candle for Lumos, you can help us change the lives of thousands of vulnerable children by raising vital funds to support our work in ending the systematic institutionalisation of children across Central and Eastern Europe.

Bake & Take
A bake sale at work is an easy way to raise some money and cheer up your office at the same time. Why not spend a few hours baking up a storm and encourage friendly co-workers to do the same? You’ll be making a real difference to our campaign and having plenty to smile about too!

Tea & Cake
Afternoon tea with friends and family is an enjoyable way to spend a summer’s day. In return for donations, why not supply classic treats such as sumptuous scones, delicate cucumber sandwiches or tempting cup cakes? Or make something of your own concotion and send us the recipe to pass on!

Your Money?
The money you raise will go towards Lumos’ work with vulnerable children in Central and Eastern Europe. With your help, we can move further towards our goal of ending the system of institutionalised care for children for good. Your donation, however small, improves the lives of these children.

Who’s Involved?
A host of well-known chefs, including Ainsley Harriot and Ed Baines, have kindly donated their favourite tea party recipes, to give you inspiration for your event. There are cakes, muffins, drinks, puddings, tarts, and scones, and that’s just for starters. Check the recipe section to find out more!

Our Partners
This year, we’re delighted to have secured corporate support from a range of organisations. We are hugely grateful to them for helping us raise awareness about our work. Thanks to Nellie’s Parties, Juicy Lucy, Gift-Library.com, Frog in the Field, and DC Leisure, UK Fast, and Bug Interactive.

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