• Food
  • Afternoon Tea Essentials

    Mealtimes don’t get more quintessentially British than afternoon tea. Everyone loves it: from Grannies to our fellas (don’t lie boys) but its an event I fear we aren’t making the most of. Yes we have busier lives than those chilled out aristocratic Georgians, so stopping every day, mid-afternoon for a spot of tea and French Fancies is […]

  • Food
  • A Stateside Pavlova

    When it comes to spring and summer puddings there are very few which have such great impact, with such little input, as the Pavlova. It’s crisp exterior and chewy marshmallow inside topped with whipped cream and tart fruit is a killer combo but is still light enough to serve after a heavy meal. To me […]

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  • ‘Three Sisters Bake’ Book Launch

    Over the last couple of years there’s been a subtle buzz surrounding a trio of sisters and their quaint cafe, Three Sisters Bake in Quarriers Village. Until recently this attention (or at least the buzzing that reached my ears) has been primarily within the Scottish Wedding Scene where it is renowned for its shabby chic vintage […]