Month: March 2014

Meat Free Monday – Fennel and Avocado Salad

Meat Free Monday – Fennel and Avocado Salad

Welcome to Meat Free Monday, We are lucky to have fennel growing in our garden and this refreshing raw salad is perfect for these more inviting spring days. Fennel is often regarded by botanists as the only plant in the genus Foeniculum, which, in turn, is part of the Apiaceae or […]

Happily Ever Afters – Entente Cordials

Happily Ever Afters – Entente Cordials

Today, I am making a departure from my usual pudding fest to write about my mother’s wonderful lemon and  lime cordials, and my elderflower one, which are fantastically refreshing and universally loved. Growing up in Jamaica, we were lucky enough to be able to pick them off the trees, but, […]

The House Wine : The Grape – A Flavour Bomb

The House Wine : The Grape – A Flavour Bomb

We are delighted to welcome back Gwen McCann from The House Wine. Over the coming months we are going to be treated to some unique and original wine blogs focussing on different aspects of wine. Today Gwen examines the grape and its role as a flavour bomb. “You can make […]

Happily Ever Afters – Gajar Ka Halwa

Happily Ever Afters – Gajar Ka Halwa

It seems that every type of cuisine has its own version of a carrot pudding. Traditional Indian gajirela, or sweet candied carrot pudding, is made by boiling the carrots with milk and sugar. I think this simple yet delicious dessert gives the traditional version a good run for its money. […]