Tag Archive: Food

Wise words from a fortune cookie

Quick and Easy Cherry Cakes (Great for Afternoon Tea)

Light and fluffy cakes sprinkled throughout with sweet cherries and topped with glacé icing sugar and a gorgeously tempting glacé cherry. These wholesome and filling cakes take no time at all to make, and they look great… Continue reading

Summer Strawberries

I was browsing through my camera and I came across this photo from the summer – it seems almost unimaginable that Britain is warm enough to grow strawberries when the weather is so… Continue reading

The Cosmo Cooler

I love cosmopolitan cocktails and, when we had guests round for tea in the garden this week, I fancied serving something based on the world’s best cocktail. This iced drink is great for… Continue reading

French Living

Lunch at my favourite restaurant in town – French Living in Nottingham, England. We’re sharing an assiette of French meats, cheeses and pates. C’est fantastique! Book your table now at frenchliving.co.uk

A close encounter of the bovine kind

I think I bumped into the moomaids of Zennor:

Moomaid of Zennor ice cream & afternoon tea (review)

There is a real Cornish gem tucked away in the corner of St Ives harbour, a luxury boutique ice cream parlour which also serves afternoon tea. The Moomaid of Zennor combines the modern… Continue reading

Thank you to The Lady magazine and Tiptree

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to win a competition in The Lady, and my prize arrived by courier a few days ago. Every Thursday, The Lady holds a competition… Continue reading

The health benefits of champagne

I have been unable to track down who is the author of this image – whoever you are, I salute you and will assert your copyright when you get in touch with me… Continue reading