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Ina’s Garden Cooking in Comfort

Welcome to another edition of Ina’s Garden, the group that celebrates The Barefoot Contessa. We meet the first and third Thursday of every month to share our experiences with recipes from Ina Garten’s books and online resources. Our theme this time is Cooking in Comfort. This can include any dish you would serve as comfort Read More…

The Barefoot Contessa’s Fresh Peach Cake

This is my contribution to this week’s Ina’s Garden group, for which the theme is Cooking in Comfort. Comfort food has many connotations. In general, I suppose it often refers to savoury food – rich, meltingly tender stews, hearty soups or a decadently rich macaroni and cheese. But comfort food to me can also be Read More…

The Hearth and Soul Blog Hop with The 21st Century Housewife

Welcome to another Hearth and Soul Hop, the blog carnival for and about food that nourishes both body and soul. We share links to Hearth and Soul entries at our Hearth and Soul Facebook Page and Pinterest Boards, and please do come and follow us on Twitter  @HearthNSoulHop. My highlights from last week’s hop include: Bang Bang Shrimp Sweet Read More…

Endangered Species Women

When I wrote a blog post recently about Real Beauty, I received many of emails in response to it. One of those emails, from Gillian Byers of Mindfully Active, included the ‘Imagine’ video above. I was so moved by what Emma Thompson said I just had to share it. Endangered Species Women is an international summit, launched in Read More…

Let’s Do Brunch with The 21st Century Housewife

Welcome to Let’s Do Brunch, the recipe exchange for breakfast, lunch and brunch recipes. My co-host, Chaya of My Sweet and Savory and I are looking forward to seeing what you have to share this week! I must apologise – I have visited all the delicious links from last week, but have yet to get round to Read More…