I’ve always adored learning about the language of flowers. The way that victorian gentlemen would send secret coded messages to their loves through the medium of the blooms they chose to use in the bouquet. But I have, until recently, been completely unaware of the use of flowers in the practice of feng shui, within which they are … Continue reading Feng Shui your Flowers
Beautiful botanical designs and delicious hand baked bread – is there any better mix in the whole wide world?! These mouthwatering images are the work of Michelle Eshkeri the creative mind behind craft bakery and pastry shop ‘Margo’s Bakery’, based in Finchly, and I have become completely obsessed by them. Made by deftly slashing the … Continue reading Blooming Bread
Last year Charlie and I went away for a weekend to the Cotswolds. Continue reading “October Wanderings “
Foraging should never be done in the rain, its pretty much rule number one. So what did I do last week…? I went foraging in the rain! Continue reading “Sloe Ginning”
Apple and blackberry crumble is one of the best things about autumn.
Sharp, sweet, crunchy and gooey. Decadent, yet homely, this really is an irresistible classic. Continue reading “Foraged Apple and Blackberry Crumble”
Blackberries are by far the most common fruit that you will see taking over our British hedgerows, and tend to arrive from late August till late September. Continue reading “Brambly Hedge”