Although the balmy weather we are facing here in the UK isn't always as we'd like it, there are certain benefits to the erratic mixture of sun & heavy rain. The courgette seedlings (Black Beauty variety) sown in May & planted out early June are now fully established & are fruiting regularly around 2-3 courgettes … More From Garden to Plate…
Carrot & Orange Cake Recipe David’s favourite cake has to be good old carrot cake, before we took to the path of gluten free eating we had the most delicious carrot cake as our wedding cake. Since our change in diet I have never attempted to create a carrot cake, well it was David’s birthday … More Carrot & Orange Cake
We’ve been creating a little inspiration for our kitchen wall. The fruits depicted on the ‘Fruits’ poster are all currently growing in our garden so hopefully this summer will be a fruitful one!
This curry is so easy to make and so tasty. Add to a simple base, of onions, garlic, ginger, tinned tomatoes and coconut milk. Flavoured with smoked paprika, turmeric, cumin. Roasted butternut squash, cauliflower florets, broccoli and chick peas and spinach stirred through as a final addition. Served here with quinoa, can be served with … More Butternut Squash, Chickpea & Spinach Curry
So we have set about a new venture, growing our own fruit and veg. For about a year we have insisted on a diet of organic fruit and vegetables, turning away from the processed, packaged, who knows how old it is, pesticide grown produce we see in the supermarkets today. We very quickly discovered just … More Growing our own..
Spring now on its way brings a smile to my face, I love the hopefulness and renewed sense of energy that flowering plants and birds singing bring. Nature and the sound of birds tweeting are great for a natural way to relax and a perfect environment to put into practice the art of being present, … More Spring Feeling