My July

My July

My oh my, what a July! I can’t get over the weather we have been having. Week upon week of sunshine is virtually unheard of in Blighty but it just keeps on shining. I love it! Spending time outside, warm summer evenings and alfresco dining have been highlights for sure. The sunshine also gave meRead more

Le Vignoble, Plymouth

Having visited Le Vignoble, Bath a few months back I was eager to head down to its older sibling in Royal William Yard, Plymouth. With the day starting rather drearily after all the fabulous sunshine, Steve and I headed off on the train to Plymouth hoping that the sun might show its welcome face yetRead more

Joyful June

Joyful June

June has been hot, hot, hot and I am not going to lie and I have loved it. By hot I mean ‘England hot’ which is probably nothing like other countries hot, but temperatures have been hovering around 20-25C which is just perfect for me. Being able to eat outside, take evening strolls and generallyRead more

Limoncello Fudge Scones

Limoncello Fudge Scones

I came up with this recipe when given some rather delicious Copperpot Originals Limoncello fudge to sample. Being a huge fan of a good cream tea I decided to experiment by adding the limoncello fudge to a traditional scone recipe alongside the zest of a lemon to really ramp up the lemony flavour in theRead more

Pimp up your Porridge

Pimp up Your Porridge

Porridge has got to be one of the most versatile breakfasts known to man. In its simplest form, it is comfort food, a warming bowl of goodness that sets you up for the day but adding toppings and additional flavours transforms your humble bowl into a decadent and exciting tingle for your taste buds. IRead more