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Real Bread Campaign: Black Pepper and Prune Bread

We've joined the Real Bread Campaign (something we're very passionate about!) and we bring you the first in a series of some of the delightful breads we bake here at PI HQ. Today is the delectable Black Pepper and Prune Bread, made in our kitchen by Kunle! Ingredients to make one loaf 313g Rye Flour 2g Cracked Black Pepper 6g Salt 10g Yeast 100g Strong Flour 225-250ml...
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Foods that Belongs on Your Face

The same fresh, natural ingredients that you use in your recipes, can do wonders to your skin. Add a homemade face mask to your weekly routine and boast firmer, younger-looking skin. Food facials are fun, simple and purse friendly! We've chosen some foods that are worth experimenting with for your next at-home beauty session.  Banana + Honey Bananas are great for nourishing...
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All You Need for a January Mocktail Party

If you are not tired of partying yet but perhaps feel it is time for a bit of a detox, why not try making some of these delicious 'mocktails'? Packed-full of vitamin-y goodness, they taste and look amazing (you might not even miss the alcohol!) and are a great option for absolutely everyone, especially those wanting to make a healthy start to the New...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Twenty Five: Merry Christmas!

That's it, there's nothing left to do except enjoy the day and look smug because you're so wonderfully organised! We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Here's a picture from our Christmas party with a few integral 'elves', who help make our organisation amazing!
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Twenty Four: What to leave out for Santa on Christmas Eve

If you've been following our steps to Christmas you should be almost ready for the big day! This step is arguably the most important; you must to leave some food out for Santa and his reindeer, they've got a very busy night and need to keep their energy up! It's fair to say that Santa will probably be sick of the...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Twenty Three: Christmas Table Decoration Ideas

Decorating your Christmas table can be as simple or as complicated as you like, and it doesn't have to cost you a fortune. You can easily make Christmas dinner extra special using these DIY festive table decoration ideas.  Citrus Pomander A naturally fragrant room freshener, a citrus pomander makes a great table centrepiece.  How to make it: Pick a good selection of citrus fruits...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Twenty Two: Gift wrapping

Love it or loathe it, wrapping presents is a must! There are lots of stores who offer gift wrapping services if it is something you really can't bear to do or if you just want your gifts wrapped super-extra specially (as it is known in the industry). Whilst you might perceive this form of wrapping to be complex, you have been...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Eighteen: Christmas Food Shopping

So you've planned out your Christmas menu and now its time to actually go and buy the food, but it's only the most daunting food shop of the year! Do not fear or procrastinate, help is at hand! Helpfully, we have crafted a list of all our favourite places to buy food for Christmas! Where possible buy local Make sure you help...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Fourteen: Alternative Ways of Spending Christmas

If you're bored of a traditional Christmas and don't feel like eating your weight in turkey, before falling asleep on the sofa in front of bad TV, consider spending your Christmas day in one of the following ways: Get Involved with a Charity Christmas is the time for giving, and what could be more selfless than giving up your Christmas Day and...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Twelve: The Do's and Don'ts of Corporate Christmas Parties

Here it comes again, the unavoidable corporate Christmas party. For some people the office Christmas Party is a very important date in their calendar, they see it as a reward for all of their hard work; while for others the thought of spending the whole evening with colleagues outside of normal working hours is less than appealing.  We have compiled a...
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