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Category: Food & Drink

Read about Slamseys Gin and baking for the printmaking workshops in The Barley Barn

Rose Possett creamy dessert flavoured with fresh rose petals

A Posset of Roses

This weekend, I nipped next door to snip off a rose from the arch, along with some petals from a rugosa rose to make this subtly flavoured Rose Petal Posset. The lemon juice gives a little sharpness to the dessert and brings out the pinkness and flavour of the rose petals.

Why didn’t I know that?

How many times do you read something and wonder why you didn’t know that before? It happens to me all the time. Sadly, when I share these revelations with my family, they all too often shrug their shoulders and tell me that it’s old news or ask why anyone would want to know or care. Just in case you’re interested, here are six of my recent discoveries.   REPLACING SINGLE USE PLASTIC Along with almost everyone else, we’re trying to reduce our dependence on single use plastic. Some steps are… Read more Why didn’t I know that?

How many days until Christmas festive dog

Advent Calendars

Do you hang up an Advent calendar at the beginning of December? Perhaps you make your own and lovingly fill it with tiny gifts or burn an Advent candle. Maybe you prefer to take part in the #FoodBankAdvent reverse advent calendar.