The Hearth and Soul Blog Hop

Welcome to The Hearth and Soul Blog Hop!   The Hearth and Soul Hop was born of our beliefs that food not only nourishes our bodies, but our souls! To really get clear on what we are talking about, please check out our mission statement.   Hearth and Soul Mission It’s about food from your Read More…

Strawberry Bread and Butter Pudding

Kingsmill have recently launched The Secretly Seeded One, a loaf baked with finely milled seeds and grains, part of a new range of three deliciously soft seeded loaves. Food writerJo Pratt has developed some yummy recipes using this delicious new loaf and this is one of them. Of course, the recipes will work with any bread, Read More…

Two Yummy Sandwiches

Kingsmill have recently launched The Secretly Seeded One, a loaf baked with finely milled seeds and grains, part of a new range of three deliciously soft seeded loaves. They are perfect for sandwiches and these two recipes by food writer Jo Pratt are nutritious, kid friendly twists on old favourites that everyone will love.  Of course, the Read More…

My Chicken Parmigiana

Our son, who is on a college trip to Italy, called last night. He was standing by the Trevi Fountain in Rome with a large and boisterous crowd of friends, and he said he was thinking of when his Dad and I took him there a few years ago. We had a wonderful weekend in Read More…

Food To Celebrate The Royal Wedding

While the Royal Wedding menu may be a closely guarded secret, there are lots of foods being made in celebration of William and Catherine’s special day that everyone can enjoy. Waitrose, one of Britain’s largest supermarket chains and part of The John Lewis group, are cashing in on the excitement with The Catherine peach and Read More…

Ryvita’s Crackers for Cheese

Recently I was asked to try Ryvita’s new range of Crackers for Cheese. I was really impressed with their delicious taste and crunchy texture. The Golden Rye variety had a lovely mild and mellow taste which really let the flavour of any cheese I tried with them shine. The Black Pepper variety were bolder and Read More…

Roasted Vegetable Soup

I discovered this soup quite by accident. You see, the only thing about getting a weekly organic vegetable box (similar to a CSA box) is that sometimes you end up with vegetables left over at the end of the week. I always like to finish them up before the next box comes, and after making Read More…

The Tweed Run

We were in London yesterday to see my son perform with the West End Academy. On our way to lunch afterwards we stumbled on The Tweed Run. Coming up out of the gloom of Piccadilly Circus tube station, we were confronted with hundreds of vintage bikes with riders dressed in period costumes, zooming round Lower Read More…

Feed Me Tweet Me Follow Me Home

Happy Friday everyone and welcome to another edition of Feed Me Tweet Me Follow Me Home! Once again, I’m very pleased to be co-hosting this fun foodie blog hop with Alex of A Moderate Life and Hella D of Helladelicious. Feed Me, Tweet Me, Follow Me Home is a true blog hop. This means, that Read More…

How Does My Garden Grow?

Spring has definitely sprung here and my garden is really starting to blossom. It is doing this virtually unaided, as you can see from some of the sneaky weeds in the photographs, because I really have not had much time to get out there and do much of anything yet. Yes, there has been the Read More…