Our Higgidy Summer Picnic got rained off but we didn’t let rain stop play – we just took the picnic indoors!
Each year, when we put the Christmas tree up, Mark and I always have mulled wine – it’s part of our Christmas tradition. I’ve tried several different recipes over the years, but this one is my personal favourite.
Every year I cook a ham for Christmas Eve dinner. Every year I suggest trying out a new recipe, and every year the rest of the family beg me to do this recipe again. Lyle calls it the Best Ever Christmas Ham!
This is a lovely recipe if you want to spoil your Mother on Mother’s Day. Alternatively, you could always leave this page open for someone to conveniently see… Lady Grey is similar to Earl Grey but it has a lighter, more citrusy flavour. It lends itself well to this sandwich cake, the orange and bergamot flavours […]
And so we reach December, the final month of the year – the month which has the most seasonal food, in the eyes of my family. There is no other month when the food I cook becomes quite so important to my family. The Christmas dinner is so traditional, so sacrosanct, that any time I […]
Can you believe that we are half way through the year already? July is here, and my thoughts start to turn to the school holidays and long, lazy summer evenings. Salads can be great all year round, but salad vegetables really come into their own during the summer months.
June is here and although it might not feel like it at the moment, Summer is just around the corner. It’s time to start thinking about picnics and barbecues, pitchers of drink with loads of ice, and eating lazy meals in the garden as the sun shines. That’s the general idea anyway, even if the weather isn’t […]