For me, December is all about the lead up to Christmas and that means it's filled with seasonal flavours and smells like cinnamon, ginger, citrus and .... well, sprouts. Now is the time that I do my present shopping - mainly … Continue Reading ››
August has a lot of pressure on it in my book. I always consider it to be the heart of the British summer and the sultriest month of the year. So when it isn't, then that's summer ruined. August is the last chance for a heatwave - next stop, Autumn, … Continue Reading ››
Don't you just love the explosion of colour in summer? The soft, blossomy pinks and yellows of spring have subsided and have been replaced by brighter, bolder colours more fitting for the dramatic weather of July. Sultry and sweaty one moment, then dark and stormy the next. Fantastic! As always, the … Continue Reading ››
I love this time of year. Everything looks lush and green and full of colour. It's as if the world (or at least our little corner of it) has woken from a long, winter sleep and new life is shooting up everywhere you look. As you might expect, it's a month … Continue Reading ››
Well another break in posting, again due to illness in the family. This time not me but my Mum. So this one's for you Mum - get better soon! Judging by the food that's in season in December, I think it's fairly obvious that Christmas is on the way!
Fruit & Veg … Continue Reading ››
November in season:I can't help but feel that I missed a trick (and a treat) by not including any pumpkin recipes in October! Oh well... Thankfully, November brings with it, its own selection of delicious, seasonal ingredients (and I'm pretty sure that pumpkins are still going strong too for that … Continue Reading ››