Where on earth has this last year gone? Christmas present time again. All of a sudden I realised that I hadn’t even thought about doing my ‘wish list’, or about buying presents for my friends and family. And now it’s almost December, and it is amazing how many items I have just been looking at say […]
We have handpicked a group of Merchants who sell good quality goods which we use ourselves, and want to share them with you.
Tales from Our Kitchen Garden The weather in East Yorkshire hasn’t been so bad – no hurricanes or floods or horrendous weather conditions like that – but it has been very wet, slightly frosty with little bits of sunshine. Yesterday (the day of the Tour de Yorkshire beginning), our weather decided to give us almost […]
Well, here we go again, time for the Christmas Wish List, 2015.
Christmas is coming … and I’m trawling through tons of catalogues about cookware, tableware, Christmas food, Christmas recipes, furry throws and cushions, gardeners gifts – in fact, this will be my own fantasy wish list for this year’s Christmas celebrations. Our Kitchen extension is almost ready, our dining room needs radicaly updating, and the rest of the […]
It’s Sale Time for Gardeners and Cooks, with loads of bargains to tempt you to make both your Garden and Kitchen a better place. Waitrose Garden : Now in association with my favourite plant company, Crocus, who I have used for years when I have wanted good quality plants for both my garden and kitchen […]
Christmas Cookies. Tis the season to be jolly – and having fun making all those tasty and yummy specialities that we love to eat at Christmas. Living on the east coast of England, East Yorkshire in fact, our favourite family food to enjoy at Christmas must be influenced by so many factors, and so many ethnic […]
It’s 4.30pm. The sky is darkening and it’s beginning to feel chilly. I’ve just put my summer clothes away until next year, and I decided too try and find a recipe for something I’ve wanted to cook for ages. A Boston Baked Beans recipe. And Hurray! After searching through my many cookbooks, and then navigating […]
KitchenAid Artisan Mixers Reduced Who wouldn’t love to own their own KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer? Just found this and had to share the news. I have been the very lucky owner of my own KitchenAid mixer for nearly 20 years, and believe me, they are incredible. The final selling point for me was when I […]
Lakeland Cookware Sale – Up to 25% off. Pan Sale – Up to 25% Off at Lakeland Not to be missed if you need a new pan, or even a set of them. Have you just ruined the base of your favourite pan? And it’s spoilt for ever? Or are your old pans not up […]
Smoked Salmon Recipes? Anyone fancy Smoked Salmon Recipes? These are a bit different to the usual. Mind you, looking out of my window at the moment, soups and casseroles seem to be more appropriate. The wind is gusting, the rain is hitting the window glass almost horizontally. Who would have believed that the last weekend […]