Harvest · House & Home · Recipes

Making Preserves the Old Fashioned Way

Making mouth watering marmalade or plum or apricot jam from your own home grown fruit is an art that I have practised for decades. There are a number of tricks and tips that I will share with you but if you are new to this process then start with something very reliable like grapefruit marmalade.… Continue reading Making Preserves the Old Fashioned Way

Australia · Create · Flowers · Garden · Pathways · Travel

Sunday in Canterbury

I just love Autumn and strolling through leafy streets drinking in the colour and shapes of seasonal change. Yesterday was the perfect day! These photos really do say it all Look closer and you will see micro delights as well as large sculptural frames revealed as the leaves fall Beautiful Sasanqua Camelias … so on… Continue reading Sunday in Canterbury

House & Home · Recipes · Sharing

Papadelle in creamy sauce topped with wood roasted Salmon or Avocado

I have been preparing a recipe of the week to send to my niece who eats mainly vegetarian cuisine ….. Like many of my basic recipes ….this one has options including substituting a creamy dip for the roux sauce …. How easy does it get! This is a great wholemeal spelt Papadelle … but you… Continue reading Papadelle in creamy sauce topped with wood roasted Salmon or Avocado

Garden · Scotland · Travel

Scottish Wanderlust….Falls, Gardens, & Lakeside

Our Scottish Wanderlust continues….. Journeying south from Perthshire, visual treats unfold as we took the path beside Loch Lomond to the West Coast of Ayreshire. Beautiful Killin falls … a ‘must stop’ photo opportunity with morning mist hanging over the craggy rocks. Lakeside stops … & shores of Loch Lomond Driving through picturesque landscapes affords… Continue reading Scottish Wanderlust….Falls, Gardens, & Lakeside