The weekend in Normandy we took in May 2013 – cripes, our last family holiday – was memorable for mussels, oysters, and dragging a screaming baby around the Benedictine distillery.
A little while ago Hattie Garlick of Free Our Kids invited me to take part in a meme she has set up entitled Bringing Kids Books To Life. The aim is to, well, bring a kids book to life by enacting out the contents with your littl’uns. Fortunately for me, being a food blogger, IContinue reading
Lewes-based baker and stylist Emily Wade of Rosehip Sussex makes her living creating beautiful vintage-inspired events, tea parties and celebration cakes. Here Emily shares her Mum’s recipe for Chocolate Splurge: ‘not a high quality dessert,’ she says, but a childhood favourite that is perhaps partly responsible for her enduring enthusiasm for sweet treats and nostalgia.Continue reading
I swear my mother wasn’t a total lush, but I do remember regularly enjoying a nice G&T with her when I got home from secondary school. Those who know me will perhaps beg to differ, but I don’t think it did me any harm at all. Giving a good airing to the day’s events overContinue reading
I’m sure I read somewhere that completing a series of small, achievable tasks provokes feelings of accomplishment that positively motivate you to tackle larger ones. With this kind of self-help in mind, I seemed to spend a disproportionate amount of January baking apple muffins. I decided it would be handy (and thrifty) to develop aContinue reading
For my first ever G&P guest recipe post I asked Petra Lovelock of Nordic Kitchen to tell me a bit about her way of cooking and to share a dish that represents that. After weighing up her many options, Petra came back to me with this ‘sweet, crunchy and satisfying’ Tosca almond cake served withContinue reading