Provençal Stuffed Apricot & Goat’s Cheese Salad with Edible Flowers

Provençal Stuffed Apricot & Goat’s Cheese Salad with Edible Flowers

Provençal Stuffed Apricot & Goat’s Cheese Salad with Edible Flowers Edible flowers seem to be the “New Black” lately, with many top chefs using them in their Michelin Star restaurants; pubs, cafés and even commercial “refectory” kitchens are adding them to dishes for staff, as my daughter confirmed recently, when she sent me a photo of… 

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A Sultry Summer Salad: Heirloom Tomato & Chive Flower Salad

Heirloom Tomato & Chive Flower Salad

A Sultry Summer Salad: Heirloom Tomato & Chive Flower Salad Summer has definitely arrived now, with long days of sunshine and fluffy white clouds sliding around azure blue skies……meals have been taken outside mostly – the barbecue has been dragged from its winter storage place, with a view to an abundance of al fresco grilling. My… 

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Freshness Frozen, Edible Flower Ice Cubes and Ice Sculptures!

Crafted from 34 huge blocks of ice, using 3,400 litres of water, and containing the essential ingredients of classic pizzas suspended in its frozen walls, the Dr. Oetker Ristorante pizzeria has been created to showcase the freshness of frozen food.

Freshness Frozen, Edible Flower Ice Cubes and Ice Sculptures! Dr. Oetker Ristorante, are currently doing a “Freshness Frozen” campaign around the idea of locking in freshness in frozen food, which is often overlooked, despite being fresher than many fresh foods with preservatives. As part of their campaign, they launched an ice pizzeria in London a… 

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“Arabian Nights” Tabbouleh Salad Recipe for the NEW App Uniform Foodies

Arabian Nights” Tabbouleh Salad

“Arabian Nights” Tabbouleh Salad Recipe for the NEW App Uniform Foodies No, I am not dating, and I already have a man in my life who used to be in uniform – that’s my dad who used to be in the Royal Navy, so let me explain the title of today’s post. I am part… 

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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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