Adding to our wild larder: making Elderflower Champagne

The elderflower season is still in full swing, so I took the opportunity to add to my wild larder with some elderflower champagne making. This is the first time I've tried this, so I looked online at various recipes, some requiring complicated sounding equipment, and came up with my own version: I did not use …

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Alphabet Dating: I is for Italian 

This weekend we had our "I" date. We are lucky to have a local business "Delights of Italy", who sell delicious Italian products and beautiful homewares. They also offer cookery workshops, where you can learn to make pasta and pizza.  For this date, we visited their premises on a sunny Saturday lunchtime for a pizza …

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Sunday Sevens 5th March 2017 All about the pancakes! 

This week has been all about pancakes! It was Shrove Tuesday and magazines I'd picked up had various delicious looking pancake recipes from around the world in them, so we made it a whole week of pancakes.  On Monday I tried Korean pancakes with spring onions and prawns. The pancake was made with a mixture …

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