Mothering Sunday (Mother’s Day) Recipes: Cakes, Scones, Tarts & Sandwiches

Mothering Sunday Recipes: Cakes, Bakes & Tarts

Mothering Sunday (Mother’s Day) Recipes: Cakes, Scones, Tarts & Sandwiches It’s British Mothering Sunday, (Mother’s Day) this Sunday the 30th of March, time to dust off the best china, bring posies of spring flowers into the house and bake cakes and other delicious treats for our mums. I was hoping to share a new recipe… 

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Blue on Blue! Blue Blossom Salad: Blue Cheese, Borage & Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe

Blue on Blue! Blue Blossom Salad: Blue Cheese, Borage & Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe

Blue on Blue! Blue Blossom Salad: Blue Cheese, Borage & Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe Salads feature a lot on my weekly menu, both in winter and summer, but never more so than over the last two weeks since the heat wave hit the UK and most of Europe; instead of moaning in the rain, we… 

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The Smell of Summer with a Floral Salad Recipe: Egg and Tomato Salad with Marigold & Chive Flowers

The Smell of Summer with a Floral Salad Recipe: Egg and Tomato Salad with Marigold & Chive Flowers

The Smell of Summer with a Floral Salad Recipe: Egg and Tomato Salad with Marigold & Chive Flowers I can officially declare that it is summer! The mercury has been steadily rising over the last four to five days and I am wearing shorts and t-shirts, so, it MUST be summer. My herb garden and… 

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Floral Sunday Baking: Old-Fashioned Rose Lemonade Scones Recipe

Floral Sunday Baking: Old-Fashioned Rose Lemonade Scones Recipe

Floral Sunday Baking: Old-Fashioned Rose Lemonade Scones Recipe   There is something wonderfully comforting about baking on Sunday, although these delicious Rose Lemonade Scones were made last Sunday as I was away this weekend, but I am pleased to share the recipe with you all today. There are numerous recipes for lemonade scones out there, I… 

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Old Fashioned Roses and an English Garden Salad with Cheese and Eggs

Old Fashioned Roses and an English Garden Salad with Cheese and Eggs

Old Fashioned Roses and an English Garden Salad with Cheese and Eggs Nodding seductively by the gate to the drive, are several beautiful old-fashioned shrub roses, some of them bought and some of them from cuttings by my very green-fingered mum, who simply sticks rose (and other plants) stems into soil and they all take!… 

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Rhubarb Cordial, Tulips, Edible Flowers and a Day at Perch Hill with Sarah Raven

Rhubarb Cordial, Tulips, Edible Flowers and a Day at Perch Hill with Sarah Raven

Rhubarb Cordial, Tulips, Edible Flowers and a Day at Perch Hill with Sarah Raven Just over a week ago I was invited to attend an open day at Perch Hill as part of my contribution as a writer for Garlic and Sapphire – along with several other bloggers who also write for Sarah Raven’s Garlic and… 

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A Floral Fantasy – Design and Deliver your own Floral Bouquet On-Line!

On-Line! Interflora Virtual Flower Arranging

A Floral Fantasy – Design and Deliver your own Floral Bouquet On-Line!  Interflora Virtual Flower Arranging It seemed to good to be true when I received an invitation from the lovely Bethany at Interflora to DESIGN my own bouquet ON-LINE! Now, I have dallied in a little flower arranging, with Interflora last year, you can read… 

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December Herbs on Saturday: Win a Cath Kidston Christmas Decorations Book

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December Herbs on Saturday:  Win a Cath Kidston Christmas Decorations Book Welcome to the NEW December Herbs on Saturday Challenge! Before I tell you about the special challenge I have planned for your this month, I would like to say a HUGE thanks to Jen over at Blue Kitchen Bakes for guest hosting the event… 

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Giveaway: Win one of three x £30 worth of Seeds (flowers, herbs or vegetables) of your choice

Giveaway: Win one of three x £30 worth of Seeds (flowers, herbs or vegetables) of your choice

Giveaway: Win one of three x £30 worth of Seeds (flowers, herbs or vegetables) of your choice I am delighted to offer three wonderful prizes for all you gardeners out there, whether it be window box, allotment or a large country garden gardeners – Seed Parade have very kindly offered THREE prizes of £30 worth of seeds… 

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The Lavender and Lovage Weekly Patchwork Quilt of Recipes and Photos

The Lavender and Lovage Sunday Patchwork Quilt of Recipes and Photos

The Lavender and Lovage Weekly Patchwork Quilt of Recipes and Photos It’ s Monday already……..where has the week gone, I know I seem to say that every week, but this week really has  flown by and I cannot believe that we are nearly half way through October, I am sure there has been skulduggery afoot and someone… 

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