Summer Entertaining from The Hearth and Soul Link Party

Welcome to The Hearth and Soul Link Party! With a very special Canada Day and The 4th of July approaching I’ve got summer entertaining on my mind – so this week’s features are all about fun with family and friends. At The Hearth and Soul Link Party, posts about anything that feeds your soul are Read More…

Salade Frisée aux Lardons

This Salade Frisée might sound a little odd, but actually like so many French dishes that sound a little daunting, it’s actually seriously delicious! The first time I had Salade Frisée was back in 2007 in a gorgeous little restaurant in the Rue de Mail in Paris. It was named simply Chez Georges (or George’s Place). Read More…

Visiting Royal Ascot

Visiting Royal Ascot is always exciting, a wonderful day out during the iconic British Summer ‘Season’. Britain’s most popular and fashionable horseracing event, Royal Ascot, is being held in the pretty Berkshire town of Ascot this week. Visiting Royal Ascot is always a fun day out, a great opportunity to dress up, people watch and enjoy some Read More…

Seasonal Eating and More from The Hearth and Soul Link Party

Hello and welcome to The Hearth and Soul Link Party for the week of 19th June! This week I’m featuring Seasonal Eating and more. At The Hearth and Soul Link Party, posts about anything that feeds your soul are welcome – from family, home, decorating, crafts and DIY to travel, organisation, book reviews, the arts Read More…

Easy Vegetarian Quiche Recipe

This deliciously easy vegetarian quiche recipe is a family favourite. It’s easy to make and delicious to eat! Meatless Monday I’m making more and more meatless dishes these days. Did you know that aside from being good for your health and our planet, keeping one day or more a week meat free is also good Read More…

Raspberry and Rose Jelly and Cream

My Raspberry and Rose Jelly and Cream is a light and refreshing summer dessert that tastes faintly of Turkish Delight. Plus, it couldn’t be easier to make! My Raspberry and Rose Jelly and Cream always brings back memories. These crystal dishes are part of my earliest experience of being in the kitchen with my late Mom. Read More…

Fruit Brûlée

Say ‘yes’ to dessert with my Fruit Brûlée, a quick, easy, healthier version of crème brûlée with fresh fruit, sour cream and just a sprinkle of sugar. Click here to pin this recipe. Fruit Brûlée is a quick healthy version of crème brûlée. It makes a wonderful summer dessert but I serve it year round, Read More…

Travel and Treats from The Hearth and Soul Link Party

Welcome to The Hearth and Soul Link Party! Today I’m featuring posts from last week about travel and treats. At The Hearth and Soul Link Party, posts about anything that feeds your soul are welcome – from family, home, decorating, crafts and DIY to travel, organisation, book reviews, the arts and self improvement. And of Read More…

Fresh Ideas from The Hearth and Soul Link Party

Welcome to the Hearth and Soul Link Party and lots of fresh ideas to inspire you for the new season! Thank you all so much for your warm response to our new look. It was another banner week at Hearth and Soul last week, with even more posts shared. Please do invite your blogger friends Read More…

How to Poach Salmon Step By Step

Learning how to poach salmon is easy, and it’s the start of more healthy dishes than you can count! Poached salmon is a major player in the healthy eating plan that helped me to lose over 30 pounds and keep it off. Light yet filling, this nutrient packed staple forms the basis of many of the dishes I enjoy regularly. It’s Read More…