Category Archives: Feast

Entertaining on a grander scale. Feasts fit for a crowd and for the most special of occasions.

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 ››

A summer seasonal feast- put an end to your food rut for good

Are you in a food rut?

Are you bored of your same old rotation of meals?

Does dinner time feel like more of a chore than a pleasure?

I SO know that feeling.  It's kind of like writer's block for cooks.  You're sitting, pen in hand and surrounded by recipe books, trying to … Continue Reading ››

Anniversary barbecue

Aah, the barbeque! What better way to celebrate 11 years of wedded bliss than cooking meat over an open flame?

Yesterday was our eleventh wedding anniversary - how time flies!  We celebrated with a small group of friends and family by having a barbecue at our home for the week in Derbyshire … Continue Reading ››