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Lake House in Dayelsford

Enjoying and exploring new and exciting foods with other people, has to be one of my greatest pleasures in life. After “ooh-ing” and “ahh-ing” at the dish’s precision and elegance, carefully constructing that perfect mouthful upon the forks tip (ensuring not one element is missed), you all take that intrepid first bite. 532 more words


Oven-Roasted Summer Squash

The next few posts, I want to share my favorite ways to enjoy summer squash. (whether that be yellow or zucchini!)

I always look forward to that first wonderful taste of freshly picked summer squash each summer, because I do love this vegetable! 307 more words


We're here! Just starting to get settled into our new life in Cornwall.

Thank you all for your patience in the recent blogging hiatus! We’ve moved (actually, we’ve been here four weeks now, I just feel I’ve barely had a chance to pause to draw breath since then!) and are starting to settle into this beautiful spot – and really start to realise all the work that is to come… 1,222 more words

Country Skills


This is the view from the top of our lane yesterday evening. The large hulking hill to the right is Ben Lomond, with the Arrochar “Alps”, including the Cobbler, to the left. 233 more words


Garden sweepings

I have been dead – heading, and was just sweeping up when I realised how colourful and pretty they all were.


Cast Iron Padron Peppers & Salsa di Parmigiano

Padron peppers are one of my favorite veggies in season right now. They are mild, but about 1 in 15 can be extra spicy. Towards the end of the season, they all tend to have a little more heat to them. 315 more words