Category Archives: Eat

All things relating to the pleasure of eating and great ideas on making eating better

The 12 tips of Christmas

This year, at the ripe old age of 38, I hosted my first ever Christmas at home.  It was nerve-wracking, exhausting, exciting, fulfilling and well, wonderful. We didn't have a big crowd so I was eased in gently.  My brother and his girlfriend joined us on Christmas Eve for some festive … Continue Reading ››

Seasonal Food in November

November seasonal food November has arrived, bringing with it a blanket of fog (in Nottingham at least). I've often found that fog, rather like snow, seems to induce a childlike frenzy of emotion in otherwise mature and well-rounded adults.  Some find it exciting and mysterious, … Continue Reading ››

Seasonal Food for October

october seasonal food Well, here we are again.  The start of another month.  As the days grow shorter, so does the time we have left until Christmas.  In fact we have just 12 weeks until another year's turkey and stockings are stuffed. Continue Reading ››

Recipe: Spiced Apple Butter

Filling your entire home with the smell of apples and spice, every mouthful packs an autumnal punch. Enjoy the sheer alchemy as the apples, cider, cinnamon, cloves and brown sugar are transformed into a mass of molten, burnished heaven...

spiced apple butter

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5 Ways to Make Sure Your Toddler Won’t Eat Their Food

feeding toddlersYou've read all the parenting books, you've browsed all the forums and you know EVERYTHING there is to know about weaning and what to give your growing toddler so they get all the nutrition they need to develop healthily. There's just one … Continue Reading ››