A Sunday Roast with Heston Blumenthal: Roast Leg of Lamb with Anchovy, Rosemary and Garlic

Oven Pride Roast Dinner

A Sunday Roast with Heston Blumenthal: Roast Leg of Lamb with Anchovy, Rosemary and Garlic I love a proper Sunday Roast dinner and I try to cook one for all my family (and friends) at least two or three times a month; so, when Oven Pride contacted me to ask if I would like to… 

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French Sunday Lunch: Guinea Fowl with Apples, Prunes and Armagnac Mustard Sauce (Pintade aux Prunes)

Guinea Fowl with Apples, Prunes and Armagnac Mustard Sauce (Pintade aux Prunes)

French Sunday Lunch: Guinea Fowl with Apples, Prunes and Armagnac Mustard Sauce (Pintade aux Prunes) Dawn breaks, sending fiery rays of blood-red rays through the old lace curtains……it’s a Sailor’s (or Shepherd’s) warning morning, and then I hear the patter of rain as it hits the window, driven by blustering winds. The duvet clings to… 

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The Perfect Roast Chicken Recipe and The Secret Recipe Club

The Perfect Roast Chicken

The Perfect Roast Chicken Recipe and The Secret Recipe Club Sunday lunch……a late lazy start to the day, coffee or tea with the Sunday papers, sat at the kitchen table in my slippers and dressing gown…….the smell of cherry wood as the fire hisses and crackles, and the prospect of a family lunch together later…. 

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Secret Recipe Club: Sautéed Courgettes (Zucchini) with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Basil

Sautéed Courgettes (Zucchini) with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Basil

Secret Recipe Club: Sautéed Courgettes (Zucchini) with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Basil Here we go, another Monday and another Secret Recipe Club reveal day! This month I was assigned a blog that I often visit and love, Bewitching Kitchen. Sally is the voice behind the blog and I have admired and loved her work since discovering her through the Secret Recipe… 

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Yorkshire Day, A Country Pub Restaurant Review and Sunday Lunch with Yorkshire Pudding!

The Star Country Inn, Weaverthorpe

Yorkshire Day, A Country Pub Restaurant Review and Sunday Lunch with Yorkshire Pudding! Today, the 1st of August, is Yorkshire Day! Yorkshire Day is celebrated on the first day of August to promote the historic English county of Yorkshire. It was celebrated in 1975, by the Yorkshire Ridings Society, initially in Beverley, as “protest movement against… 

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Lazy Blue and White Lunch: Garlic Roast Chicken with Root Vegetables Recipe

Lazy Blue and White Lunch: Garlic Roast Chicken with Root Vegetables Recipe

Lazy Blue and White Lunch: Garlic Roast Chicken with Root Vegetables Recipe Who can resist a roast chicken for Sunday lunch – a lovely free-range organic bird slowly roasting, releasing its aromatic fragrance throughout the house, sizzling quietly away in the oven whilst a trip to pub is arranged or maybe a brisk walk with… 

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British Yorkshire Pudding Day, Slow Sunday and My Grandma’s Traditional Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

Sunday Lunch in a Yorkshire Pudding

British Yorkshire Pudding Day Slow Sunday and My Grandma’s Traditional Yorkshire Pudding Recipe Today, Sunday the 5th February, is British Yorkshire Pudding Day! This special day is the brain child of Florence Sandeman of recipes4us.co.uk and I endorse it wholeheartedly. Today is also the start of my second weekend Blog Hop, my Slow Sunday event…….a… 

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