Category Archives: Drinks

Elderflower Cordial

There is masses of elderflower around at the moment and I mean to make as much cordial as I can before it fades and leaves us for another year.  I have mentioned it before but I just love these seasonal … Continue reading

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Grissini with Rosemary

When I lived in London there were several favourite Italian restaurants that I would frequent from time to time.  There is something particular about entering such an establishment, the clamour and enthusiasm, the noise and bustle, the smell of herbs … Continue reading

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Cannellini Bean, Parsley and Lemon….dip

Now I will be frank and say I am a little nervous about the title of this – if my children were reading (having not previously tasted and devoured it as they do) I am pretty sure they would move … Continue reading

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Frozen Raspberry Daiquiri

A glass of wine versus a cocktail.  It’s a bit like having a wardrobe full of clothes but still wearing your jeans every day.  A familiar favourite to fall back on and in all honesty a bit easier than bunging … Continue reading

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Cheese Sables with Rosemary Salt

I remember dinner parties when I was a child – those were the days of going the whole hog – long dresses, velvet jackets, hair up and that 1970′s phenomenon – a selection of puddings.  Now, what was that all … Continue reading

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