Tag Archive: Food

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

Cucumber Sandwiches for Afternoon Tea

Nothing goes with afternoon tea quite like cucumber sandwiches, that old English classic. Light and refreshing, they are the perfect savoury snack in the summer. For making cucumber sandwiches you’re going to need… Continue reading