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A Bonne Maman Madeleine Masterclass

Bonne Maman Madeleine Masterclass

My family and I are huge fans of Bonne Maman jams. Years ago, before they were available in England, we would come back on the ferry from visits to France with a car full of wine and Bonne Maman jams! Now Bonne Maman’s products make regular appearances in my shopping basket at home in the UK Read More…

The Magical Slow Cooker Review

Poor Mans Steak Diane

Until recently my slow cooker used to sit on the side, occasionally being used for my Blanquette de Veau or maybe my Chinese Style Beef, but it wasn’t an appliance I used regularly or really considered an important part of my kitchen. Then Sarah Olson very kindly sent me a review copy of her new book The Read More…

The Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party April 20

The Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party

The Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party is the link party for all things home and family – family and comfort food recipes, healthy and sustainable living posts, homemaking, gardening, kids, crafts and DIY. We love thought provoking, encouraging and inspiring posts too. Welcome! I hope you have had a wonderful week and weekend! Last week was Read More…

Easy Provencal Vegetable Gratin

Easy Provencal Vegetable Gratin

This easily adaptable recipe for Provençal Vegetable Gratin features regularly the menu at our house. It makes a fantastic side dish with just about anything but it’s also perfect for Meatless Monday as a satisfying vegetarian main dish. And yes, there’s a story behind this recipe as well! Back in 1997, I was daunted by Read More…

Lemon Almond Streusel Bars

Lemon Streusel Cake

If you love lemon, you will love these Lemon Almond Streusel Bars. They have a triple hit of lemon – lemon juice, lemon rind and lemon curd – tempered with a gorgeous hit of almond, all wrapped up in a moist, delicious cake that practically melts in your mouth. They are perfect with a cup Read More…