I don’t go in for food-fads. My dress size hovers around a UK 8-10, & I never do yoga in a bikini on the beach. If going gluten-free is the cure for all human ailments, I’m going to be falling into a blissful bread-induced coma any day. That said, we eat well and happily in
As I write this it is raining; it has been raining all week. I remember days in the city where the rain only stained the streets a darker grey, but out here a damp day turns the landscape a deep, lush green. We potter about our rainy day activities, accompanied by the sound of it
Where did September go? I swear, it was only just starting last time I checked, and now we’re almost into October, and there’s no pretending summer might have one last hurrah. Sigh! Here’s our whirlwind month in snaps. 1. We’ve set a wedding date for next August! We don’t exactly have a venue just yet,
These summery little flatbreads use pretty standard pantry ingredients & take less than an hour from start to finish – perfect for picnic lunches or emergency carb-fixes. I love them with fresh tomato soup for a quick & simple weekday dinner, or with a heaped garden salad and big chunks of feta in the sun.
All my decluttering and simplifying has led to a lot of time spent contemplating our belongings, and a pattern has emerged. I’ve realised that so many of the objects we’ve discarded as clutter turned out to be things we had never deliberately acquired in the first place – gifts, hand-me-downs, impulse purchases made for all
These are recipe books that have changed the way I cook & eat. They taught me my entire memorised repertoire, all of my fancy tricks, and I owe them a whole heap of thanks – so here it is.
If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen my posts today about my Mother’s Day collaboration with Great British brand, Toast. I’m feeling a teensy bit excited. Originally founded in Wales, their gorgeous homewares & clothing have something of a cult following here in the UK, thanks to their simple, graceful styling and
Sourdough bread seems like a perfect practice for slow living. There is absolutely no option to rush it – trust me, I’ve checked. You can’t use your bread machine, or a food processor, or a packet mix from the supermarket. You simply cannot cheat. Instead, you need patience, and a few minutes each day of
There’s something about Scandinavian food that, at least to this English girl, seems unusual and surprising. This biscuit recipe uses simple, familiar ingredients – coconut, butter, sugar and eggs – but the addition of sea salt makes it something new entirely. When the wind throws the rain against the windows and the fire burns all