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Selina Altomonte

KNIT THIS SNOOD; GET WARM AND FUZZY

By November 10, 2015 CRAFT

FROM THE ARCHIVES
As it’s getting colder (well, here it is – damn you Aussies and your beachy Instagram pics!), we thought we’d repost this to keep you cosy…

Let’s face it, Londoners: it’s still cold. And it’ll probably be cold for a long, long time.

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CHIA BREAKFAST PUDDING WITH MANGO AND COCONUT

By September 29, 2015 ARCHIVE
how to make chia breakfast pudding with mango and coconut milk

Pudding for breakfast? Yes, please! But before you start thinking of whipped cream and chocolate for brunch (now that’s an idea) I have to tell you this ridiculously good morning treat actually strays dangerously close to smug food territory…

First of all, it’s made with virtuous chia seeds – they’re loaded with antioxidants, calcium and fibre, and are low-GI so give you a good, long energy boost.

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HAPPY HOUR – SLOE GIN AND CITRUS FIZZ

By September 18, 2015 COCKTAILS

So back when it was freezing cold and we were feeling festive here at Ladyland, I made a batch of spiced sloe gin. Since this ruby red booze is made from berries that are traditionally picked after the first frost of winter, it’s considered a bit of a Christmassy treat – and that batch of homemade sloe gin made a lot of people feel very merry indeed.

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A PERFECT DAY: IN BRIXTON WITH A BABY

By July 3, 2015 TRAVEL

Behold, our latest instalment in Ladyland’s new series: A Perfect Day. It’s all about getting the local lowdown on a city so you can have a great day out. This time, semi-professional baby wrangler Selina shares her perfect day out with a bubba in Brixton, South London.

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LADYLAND’S LEMONGRASS BEEF WITH VERMICELLI RICE NOODLES

By June 9, 2015 FOOD

So I’ve moved to the tropics, where it’s perpetually set to summer. My signature dishes of slow-cooked rabbit stew, roasted pork belly and pheasant pie – which were on high rotation during our life in London – are just a bit OTT in 32 degree heat.

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