Tag: Cornwall nan

Spiced Cashew Milk Tonic

Spiced Cashew Milk Tonic

I am starting a new category on my blog called ‘Foods That Heal’. I have found that I will often research nutritional values and benefits of foods and even pin recipes on my board and tuck ideas written on paper into recipe books only to […]

Crunchy Maca Granola

Crunchy Maca Granola

  I love working with foods that are fresh, full of vitality and colour, I adore pouring over ingredients as to their health giving properties, how they combine, where best to obtain them. Two things I am prioritising at the moment is the health of […]

Visit to Goldophin

Visit to Goldophin

GD and I spent a lovely few hours over at Godolphin House yesterday, the weather was harsh and the rain kept turning to hail, marbles of ice sending everyone scuttling for shelter, non the less in the in between moments I managed to catch some […]

Rain like bulletts at Lands end

Rain like bulletts at Lands end

Love this-photo credit to Jazz, my gifted daughter in law

Moving in day

Moving in day

November the 1st brought a big move for my son Andrew, his lovely girlfriend Georgie, and their two dogs Ella and Daisy, they have moved down from Hemel Hempstead to begin a new life here in Cornwall. First my son Julian came down a few […]

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

Making  pumpkin pie is a tradition for GD and I for Samhain evening or halloween evening as is more recognised by the kids. G.D. likes the Mexican take on this celebration called ‘Dia de Los Muertos’ or the ‘Day of the Dead’ . It is a […]

Birthdays like buses

Birthdays like buses

I have five wonderful grandchildren aged between six and fifteen and all their birthdays fall between September and January, two of the grandchildren recently moved house and came from London three hundred miles away to live around the corner from me and GD, but the […]

Thrifty Banana and lemon Ice cream

Thrifty Banana and lemon Ice cream

So I have a very clever hubby who while I have been busy pickling cucumbers http://cornwallnan.co.uk/2014/08/pickling-cucumber-recipie/ this afternoon and making pear and apple juice for pasteurizing hubby has been very creatively making the most delicious banana and lemon ice cream. What is so clever about […]

Seasonal Parsnip and Ginger Soup

Seasonal Parsnip and Ginger Soup

Oh my oh my! GD and I have been so busy this year processing all the wonderful food that has been coming from the allotment and the few deep beds in the back garden. Chutneys, soups, pickles, jams, ketchup, marinades and we’ve made rhubarb wine […]

Blackberry and Apple jam

Blackberry and Apple jam

The blackberries are ready to harvest here in Cornwall, maybe it is the milder weather down south but for me originally from London this a few weeks earlier than expected. But as the apple trees are also heaving with ripe fruit it is the perfect […]