Archive for July, 2013

Friday Lush: Aperol Spritz

Tonight we will be making our way over land by camper van to Italy.  We'll wind our way through France before heading to Florence, Naples and then Sorrento.  It's a long camping trip - longer than we've Read more [...]
Orange polenta cake with edible nasturtiums

Eating flowers

It seems wrong to eat flowers, I mean they're just so nice to look at after all.  But you're missing a treat if you don't and there are so many more edible flowers out there than I had imagined.  I knew Read more [...]

Churros, chocolate and a winner

We've had some spectacular storms here of late and it's been a bit cooler. Never one to let the weather get in the way of some kind of treat my children decided hot chocolate would be in order, and following Read more [...]
Smooth artichokes

In praise of globe artichokes

There are some beautiful globe artichokes available at the moment, bulbous, sturdy and completely alien looking.  I'll admit to not having a clue as to what to do with these strange beasts up until a Read more [...]