Italian Beef Stew with Pasta

The clocks in England finally went forward for British Summer Time on Sunday. (That’s what we call Daylight Savings Time here.) We are definitely seeing some more sun, but it is still quite chilly outside most days, and particularly in the evenings. So although it won’t be long until I eschew the hot, comforting stews Read More…

Basil Cheese Strata at Hennessey House

We had a wonderful stay at the beautiful Hennessey House Bed and Breakfast Inn in the Napa Valley recently. The breakfasts were wonderful, and the lovely cakes, cookies and treats that were always available on the antique sideboard in the dining room were just delicious. One of my favourite dishes from the weekend was Basil Cheese Read More…