Beef and Ale Stew – A Traditional British Recipe

It’s one of those magical, misty mornings here in the south of England. A light fog gently dips over the trees and you really can’t see the sky for clouds. There’s a damp chill in the air and I find myself craving multiple cups of steaming hot tea. I know that my family will be looking forward Read More…

Easy Brie Basil and Tomato Strata Recipe

The first time I had this luscious Brie Basil and Tomato Strata was on a sunny July morning at my cousins’ house near Lake Huron in Ontario, Canada. It was a beautiful morning, the coffee was hot and fresh, and I was among some of my favourite people in the world. Things got even better Read More…

5 Comforting Desserts

Spring bulbs are starting to send up shoots and the blossoms are starting early here in the UK this year but we are still having cold, damp and windy days. Most places in the western hemisphere are in the same boat so it’s the perfect time to indulge in warming and comforting desserts, something to tide Read More…

The Hearth and Soul Hop November 16

Welcome to the The Hearth and Soul Hop link party! We are a ‘no rules’ link party and welcome any family friendly posts as well as, of course, food from the hearth to feed your soul. The winner of the $50 Amazon Gift Certificate in my 13th Blogiversary Giveaway was Christine of Cherishing a Sweet Life. Read More…

The Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party October 12

Welcome to the The Hearth and Soul Hop link party! We are a ‘no rules’ link party and welcome any family friendly posts you share on your blog – home & family posts, gardening, crafts, DIY, encouraging, inspiring posts as well as, of course, food from the hearth to feed your soul. My new and Read More…