Is there any more pretty a sight at this time of year than seeing the beautiful blossom of the ornamental cherry tree? One minute everywhere is dull and grey with skeletal trees wherever you look and then overnight there is this burst of colour! We planted the majority of trees in our garden back in… Continue reading Springtime Blossom & Cherry Trees!
Feargal and I celebrated 20 years married back in November, and to mark the occasion we went on a weekend break to our favourite place; Ludlow in Shropshire. We made our first ever trip to Ludlow back in the Summer of 2014 and this year's visit was our fourth! When I tell friends and family… Continue reading Gastronomic Weekend Trip to Ludlow (Shropshire)
I'm not sure if its just our house (although I think not!) but there always seems to be bananas hanging around the fruit bowl which turn black before we get to eat them. I was never really sure whether I liked Banana Bread but this recipe is so nice that I think I'm finally converted… Continue reading Nutty Banana Bread
A few weeks ago, I posted a recipe for my Sweet & Sour Chicken Fakeaway which many of you have made and even added your own little twists to! I'm always delighted when I get feedback on the recipes I post so please keep them coming. This is another one of those recipes which is… Continue reading Crispy Fried Chicken (Easy Peasy!!)
We love to entertain in this house and have been doing it for many years and so at this stage, I like to think we have the art of looking after guests fairly well sussed!! As I work full-time, I don't get to have people over as often as I would like but when we… Continue reading The Easy Art of Entertaining (My Style)