The Tabernacle at Notting Hill plays host to a Spanish treat of food, wine and fun featuring Elisabeth Luard in conversation with Bee Wilson. See below for tickets and details…. Tapas at The Tabernacle Starter / Canapés – served  with welcome drinks on arrival Warm Catalan Tomato Bread served with a selection of toppings including Serrano […]

Polpettini – little Italian Meatballs These are the best and most delicious little meatballs ever. An easy and tasty supper for a family of four, they are popular with everyone in my house. The recipe is from the original Nigel Slater recipe in his marvellous The Kitchen Diaries, but I removed the breadcrumbs and flour […]

You’ll never buy a pizza again after trying this fantastically easy recipe. If you have never made your own pizza, it doesn’t get easier than this. The only thing to remember is to have a really hot, pre-heated oven, and strong bread flour rather than normal flour. I have also taught pizza making in coeliac […]

Miraculously it didn’t rain during the weekend of the Abergavenny Food Festival. This was just as well for the Bloggers Breakfast attendees, as we assembled in the open air on Sunday morning in the Linda Vista Gardens. This was an informal gathering hosted by Kavey who writes the blog. Food Bloggers are a friendly crowd, liking […]

When getting together for a family party, there was no room at the inn for me and my husband, and Chester the dog. A google search for “boutique, dog friendly B&B, Cardigan” found us the newly opened Oriel Milgi in the tiny village of St Dogmaels. Home of the ruined St Dogmaels Abbey, the village has […]

WELSH FOODALOUGUE 2012 There were yet more food treats to discover discovered on our August trip to Ceredigion. We always find an excuse to stop at the welcoming Wright’s Food Emporium in Nantgaredig where they serve great coffee, fantastic food and sell all kinds of delicious things. We topped up our wine carafes from the […]

I have never before made a Key Lime Pie, but after my sister Felicity made a gorgeous one for a family party I had to have a go! This very popular party dish is named after the fabulous small key limes native to the Florida Keys. Key Limes are apparently tarter and more aromatic than the limes […]