Giveaway: Win a Retro Bundle of DotComGiftShop Kitchen & Baking Goodies RRP: £40

Set 3 Cake Tins Rambling Rose

Giveaway: Win a Retro Bundle of DotComGiftShop Kitchen & Baking Goodies RRP: £40 Welcome to a NEW Lavender and Lovage Giveaway as VERY kindly donated by DotComGiftShop! They have offered all my readers a chance to win this fabulous Retro Inspired Baking and Storage Tin Bundle with a RRP of just over £40: The Prize:… 

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Giveaway: Win a FABULOUS Veetee Egg Fried Rice & Wholegrain Rice Hamper!

Giveaway: Win a FABULOUS Family Size Veetee Egg Fried Rice Hamper!

Giveaway: Win a Veetee Egg Fried Rice & Wholegrain Rice Hamper! I am a  bit of a fan of ready-to-eat and re-heat rice, it really helps out in the kitchen on busy days, and Veetee is one of my favourite brands and I always have some of their “Dine In” ready cooked rice trays in my store… 

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Sensational Summer Strawberries! Strawberry “Clafoutis” (Custard Bakes)

Strawberry Clafoutis

Sensational Summer Strawberries! Strawberry “Clafoutis” (Custard Bakes) “Strawberry fields forever” is my current mantra and as far as I am concerned there should be more strawberry fields, not just near me but all over the countryside, although, we are the proud “parents” of many strawberry offspring this year, and the luscious red orbs just keep… 

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Giveaway: Baking and Decorating Goodies from the Cake Decorating Store

Belle & Boo Cake Frill & Toppers

Giveaway: Baking and Decorating Goodies from the Cake Decorating Store Welcome to a SUPER SUNDAY giveaway! The lovely people over at the Cake Decorating Store, a family run business, have offered all Lavender and Lovage readers a fabulous booty of cake and decorating goodies worth over £25! This fabulous prize comprises: Belle & Boo Cake Frill… 

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Foil Poached Alaska Wild Salmon for a Birthday Buffet!

Asian-Sous-Vide-Salmon-

Foil Poached Alaska Wild Salmon for a Birthday Buffet! Last Saturday, the 5th of July was my dad’s birthday, and Hannah (my daughter) and I went up to see him (and mum) for his birthday weekend; it was also very fortuitous that on Saturday morning I received a large package of fresh Alaska wild salmon… 

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Picnics in Fairy Land! My Newfoundland “Lighthouse Picnics” Experience

Lighthouse Picnics

Picnics in Fairy Land! My Newfoundland “Lighthouse Picnics” Experience Dreams are made of this……. Bite-sized Chunks of my Culinary Adventures in Newfoundland: Part Five – Fairies and Lighthouses with Sandwiches on the Cliff – my last day in Newfoundland…… Hello and welcome to Fairy Land! Well, not fairy land actually, but that’s what I thought… 

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Giveaway: Win a Mermaid Roasting Dish with Rack for Sunday Lunches! RRP: £50

DUKKAH CRUSTED ROAST CHICKEN AND VEGETABLES WITH A FRESH MINT DRESSING

Giveaway: Win a Mermaid Roasting Dish with Rack for Sunday Lunches! RRP: £50 There is nothing as nice as a BIG family get together for Sunday Lunch or a special occasion and I am often faced with the problem of not having a big enough roasting tin when that happens! If you are in the… 

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A Snack for Viewing The World Cup Semi-Final: Argentinian Picada

Argentinean Picada

A Snack for Viewing The World Cup Semi-Final: Argentinian Picada I am going to “fess up” now, I am not a Football follower or fan, I watch Rugby Union and Cricket, but not football! So, I hope all footie fans are still talking to me now…….however, I am interested in the World Cup insofar that… 

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Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner for July: Peas, Roast Fennel, Cheese Pie and Cherry Cake

Fresh Cherry Loaf Cake

Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner for July: Peas, Roast Fennel, Cheese Pie and Cherry Cake Core ingredients for July: Cheese, Spinach, Peas, Tomatoes, Fennel and Cherries Menu Plan and Recipes for July: Pea and Mint Pesto Roast Fennel, Tomatoes and Onions Cheese, Spinach and Dill Filo Pie Fresh Cherry Loaf Cake Welcome to July’s Thrifty… 

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My Singapore Fling! Cocktails in the Sky & Street Food on the Ground: A Photo Diary

Singapore Slings at the Long Bar Raffles Hotel

My Singapore Fling! Cocktails in the Sky & Street Food on the Ground: A Photo Diary Welcome to my first “Singapore Fling” post, a photo diary teaser to whet your appetite, and dazzle your senses……a veritable treasure trove of fine dining and cocktails, spice and champagne, flowers and fruit, museums and massages as well as… 

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