Baking, Family Food

Sun-Dried Tomato & Pesto Soda Bread

I was asked recently by my Insta friend, @winni_1978 if I had ever made this bread.Β  While I have been making soda bread for years (see my recipe here) at that point in time, I hadn't made it using these ingredients.Β  Always liking to challenge myself, I set to finding a recipe for it and… Continue reading Sun-Dried Tomato & Pesto Soda Bread

Baking, Family Food

Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cake

We all know that the way to the heart of the one you love is through their stomach and so I've decided to include a recipe for Red Velvet Cake as a way of celebrating Valentine's Day for all of you love birds out there!! πŸ™‚ I asked a friend at work for this recipe… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cake

Country Life, Lifestyle

Country Life: Looking After our Wild Birds this Winter

With Christmas now behind us we could be forgiven for thinking that Spring and warmer weather is just around the corner.Β  Unfortunately, we still have January and February to get through before we can start to see the temperatures rise and the longer evenings come in.Β  In fact, I think these first two months of… Continue reading Country Life: Looking After our Wild Birds this Winter

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Homemade Granola & Mixed Fruit Compote

Homemade Granola and Fruit Compote form part of the 'Holy Trinity' along with Natural Greek Yogurt that is my absolute favourite breakfast!!! Over the years, I have bought different types of granola and have to be honest, you just cannot beat what you make at home yourself. Β If you're like me, you will have picked… Continue reading Homemade Granola & Mixed Fruit Compote

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Country Home Style: Living Room

So here it is.. my third instalment in our Home Tour!! Β I've already given you our Downstairs Toilet (here) and our Dining Room (here) and now its the turn of our Living Room... Like a number of the rooms in our home, after our ten years of living here it was due a makeover and… Continue reading Country Home Style: Living Room