Cornwall

Cornish sunset

Cornish sunset

The sunsets over the past few days have been stunning. This is Illogan South Cornwall looking North from the back of our garden.

Making Bone Broth

Making Bone Broth

So I’ve tried a few ways to make a good bone broth and this method has given me by far the nicest outcome. I am so lucky to have a good farm shop near me that supplies me with great beef bones from grass fed […]

Watercress and pea soup

Watercress and pea soup

I made a batch of this soup and popped it into the freezer in handy sized tubs and have been having this for lunch the past few days. I’m so glad I made this version, it is a definite upgrade on the previous recipes I […]

Glendurgen

Glendurgen

So no recipe posts today, catch up tomorrow. I’ve been here at this amazingly beautiful place today celebrating with G.D. our 36th wedding anniversary, hope you enjoy the pics. These lovely sculptures are found at the entrance to the gardens, which lead down through beautiful […]

Allotment no.10 is blooming

Allotment no.10 is blooming

No.10 is absolutely blooming this year. This our second year, third sumer at the eco park, Every time I go there I need to pinch myself, I am filled with gratitude that the universe has conspired that we get to work our little plot of […]

Day 1 of a simple life

Day 1 of a simple life

First I made some einkorn bread with some flour that has been sitting on the shelf for quiet some time waiting for me to get my head round its properties which are very unlike any of the regular bread flours I am used to, it […]

April- month of reflection

April- month of reflection

“Each one has to find his peace from within.” ― Mahatma Gandhi ‘In that state of peace, there are no cravings and no lack. Needs are life-affirming and arise not out of lack, but out of abundance’.  April for me this year I have decided […]

Snow in Cornwall

Snow in Cornwall

Ya-aaay Snow in Cornwall!.  It has been eight years since snow fell in Cornwall according to ‘Cornwalllive’. ‘In January 2010 an unusually large sprinkling of the white stuff caused havoc across the county. Schools were forced to close after 18cm (7in) of snow fell in […]

Rum and whisky Seville Orange Marmalade

Rum and whisky Seville Orange Marmalade

The end of January in the u.k. heralds marmalade season, the shops for a short period are abundant with boxes of bright and cheery seville oranges and to add a bit of a kick to the marmalade you might try adding a shot of rum […]

Pre-dawn Moonlight

Pre-dawn Moonlight

Amazing full moon, its course traceable as it descends over the field behind our house, so large its detail can be seen with the naked eye, finally it sinks low behind the garden shed and leaves the predawn sky a velvet black, minutes later the […]