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#FFEU16 Food, Football and EU | London | EURO2016

What was #FFEU16? Hey! Dip Your Toes In (HDYTI), winners of the Best Food & Drink Blog (individual category) and Highly Commended Travel blog (individual category) at the 2016 UK Blog Awards, launched a digital media campaign (between 13 June

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Black Sesame Seed Ice Cream | HDYTI

Ice cream has made a return to our summer menu since we developed a gluten & (partly) dairy free Black Sesame Ice Cream recipe. Originally a South East Asian recipe, we have adapted it to suit our allergy requirements. With summer months

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Smoked Salmon & Hummus Bites | @dipyourtoesin

Yes, the title says “with a TWIST!” So what can that twist be? If you’ve been following our recipes over the last several months, you would have noticed our recent fascination with Arepas. We’ve paired several different flavours together over

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The Locals Cookbook review | HDYTI

GOOD cookbooks deliver exactly what is expected and advertised; they are well crafted, with easy to follow directions and well styled photographs. GREAT cookbooks however, go a step further. They are steeped in the heart and soul of their creator; they are the ones that

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Plantain Pancakes with Lemon-Ginger honey syrup

Plantains? Umm yes! If you aren’t on the plantain bandwagon, then where have you been? Grab your fork and knife, and jump on! Mr. HDYTI loves these, partly because plantains are a staple in Nigerian cuisine. They are yummy, gluten-free, and

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Arepas with blackened salmon & tomato-basil relish

How is it that with our combined love for Latin food, neither of us had tried arepas until a few weeks back? It made no sense, whatsoever. They’re gluten free, crispy on the outside, and soft on the inside (a foodie’s dream).

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Travel Loving Foodie Gifts Guide

If you’re like us, and have completely procrastinated with sourcing holiday gifts this season, then this post might just be of some use to you. This past year was full of so many experiences for us. We travelled to ten

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Sweet Potato Fish Curry simmering in pan, created by HDYTI

This sweet potato & fish curry packs quite a punch! It’s definitely influenced by our travels to South Asia, with that Pan-African twist we always like to add. Honestly, how can you go wrong with sweet potatoes and curry? I grew up

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Queenie Scallops & Steamed Cockles on laver bread at Billingsgate Market Seafood School

English Wines continue to attract global attention and there are a growing number of opportunities to experience them. We had one such opportunity when we joined a group of curious wine enthusiasts for a wine tasting and seafood pairing experience at the Seafood School at Billingsgate,

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#bookofyummy | HDYTI 2015

Summer ends but the fun doesn’t have to… Hey HDYTI fans! It’s been a great summer for us and we hope the same has been true for you too. However, just because the sun now takes a little longer to get

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Yummy Summer Food | HDYTI

I don’t know about you, but I always have the hardest time letting summer go! There is something about the smell of anything grilled that just makes me smile and sigh. Ohhh yes, I have those ‘goooooood’ food memories!  Well

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Liebster award | HDYTI

We were nominated? Yes! HDYTI was recently nominated for the Liebster Award by Babs of Working Girl London. Even though we haven’t met her yet, it’s pretty cool to connect with another blogger who shares a love of travel, food,

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Spicy Beetroot Rice

We love summertime! Trees and grass are bursting with greenness and flowers are in full bloom. The warm summer breeze banishes the ubiquitous cloak of grayness and blandness, giving way to clear blue skies, risque hemlines and lots of colour. We love colours! This

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Spicy-Yam-Balls

Growing up in Lagos, Nigeria sealed my fate as a foodie. Rich spices, colours, aromas, ingredients and flavours from over 250 Nigerian ethnic groups somehow find their way into this bustling metropolis; mingling unapologetically to provide a sensory experience unlike

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HDYTI Launch

Enough with the cat videos… Social media constantly screams headlines such as: “27 Exciting Things to Do with Prawns!” or “Top 7 Restaurants To Check Out Before You Die!” or “10 Gadgets That Will Change Your Life!”. While these headlines are certainly catchy,

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spicy roasted cauliflower soup

A HDYTI home crafted recipe using a veggie that is growing in popularity, especially with food allergy sufferers like myself! A super yummy, spicy roasted cauliflower soup! Remember, I like my food spicy, so please adjust spices as needed. We

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Spiced Parsnip Cake

The icing on the cake? Erm, not quite. Remember we promised to share stories of some of our failed kitchen experiments? Well, here’s one of them. Parsnips! We don’t have them in Nigeria so I’d neither eaten them nor attempted

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