Syrups and cordials with a grown up edge
Since I had to give up drinking last year I’ve been on a constant, often frustrating, journey to find non alcoholic drinks. Too often they are really sweet, really fizzy or packed with elderflower (the latter gives me stomach ache). So I’m pleased to have found some lovely syrups and cordials made by not one but TWO local companies: Discover the Wild and Gribbin and Bear. Read More
When I think about cheese making, I automatically think about great British cheeses, the famous French fromages and maybe even the run-off-your-plate alpine cheese of my dreams. Few people would think of Lithuania as a great cheese making nation, but the cheesemakers at Dziugas are hoping to change that. Read More
Team work makes the dream work when it comes to afternoon tea on a massive scale!
When I decided to do something to raise money for Derian House Children’s Hospice, the obvious answer was to do something involving food. Everyone loves afternoon tea, so that was the plan: proper afternoon tea served at tables in the garden with a charge for the food in order to raise money. Simple eh? Read More
From tub to table in no time!
One of the great things about visiting the international cheese awards is that you inevitably end up with a fridge full of cheese! So a cheese and onion tart was always going to happen. But I’ve never made one like this. Read More