Mulled Apple Juice

One thing I loved about Copenhagen was the fact that no matter how cold it got people would always eat and drink outside. The restaurants and cafes would add blankets and heaters and people would crowd on to the terraces late in to the night. One thing I found helped when I was out there was drinking lots of warm…
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Decorating With Pumpkins

Although Halloween is few weeks away I wanted to re-post these pictures now in case some of you wanted ideas. It took a while for the whole ‘decorating at Autumn and Halloween’ craze to make its way over from the US to here but now it’s absolutely established as just something we do and has been for several years. I…
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Dahlia Tablescape

If you’re a grower of Dahlia’s then you’ll know what I mean when I say that they’re definitely worth every inch of the effort that goes in to growing them. Which, to be fair isn’t a great deal you just have to start them at the right time and make sure they don’t get too wet. I have a How-To…
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Linguine with Garlic Prawns & Caper Sauce

We’re still on the tomato tip right now because they are just really good at this time of year and it’s a shame not to take advantage of them. I clearly remember making this dish as a quick and easy supper as the babies were still very small and my appetite was through the roof. We’d been walking that afternoon…
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How to Make Bruschetta – A Family Favourite

The tomatoes are amazing at this time of year as they’ve been out in the sun (hopefully) for long enough to develop a great taste! Cooking with tomatoes that you’ve grown yourself is brilliant but if you’re nervous about it or have a small space then I can highly recommend growing them in a hanging basket and using a variety…
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