Mince Pies

Hello! Can you believe that it is only 17 sleeps until Christmas day? My house is being filled with Christmas: warm aromas of cinnamon and spices, sparkling Christmas cards twinkling on the mantelpiece above the fire and snowy silvery decorations … Continue reading

The Best Christmas Pudding

‘Christmas?!?!?’ I hear you cry. Do not despair! The shops may already have baubles dangling and lights blinking but in most people’s minds, Christmas is far far away. Well, today it is officially less than two months until Christmas day! … Continue reading

Lavender and Pear Frangipane Tart

As Autumn has seeped through the summer haze, the bounteous gushes of fruit crops have started to trickle. In our garden, the pear tree gazes gloomily over the dewy lawn; the leaves now burnished and coppery. The last surviving pears … Continue reading