Berry Mascarpone Fool

Deliciously summery pudding, with a ‘grow your own’ twist… At a recent dinner party I was asked to bring pudding. Anyone that knows me, know pudding is about the one thing I can’t make. I don’t bake and I don’t do sweet things. I can knock up a spicy chicken casserole in a heartbeat, but…

In vino veritas…

With the summer months, comes lovely long evenings sitting outside sharing a bottle of something fab. R is the main wine buyer for our family – and he errs on quality not quantity – which means we get to enjoy some lovely tipples. As winter fully gives way to spring, and the onset of summer,…

Yummy things for mummies…

It’s my first mother’s day this year… …And while I’ve always been the one looking for gifts, this year I’ll hopefully be the one getting some too. Though, honestly – and I don’t mean to be cliched when I say this – this face in the morning is really gift enough…. Still, nice things are…

Heart-shaped shells…

On Saturday night after all the unpacking and moving and sorting, R and I went out for supper at our local. We feasted on moules, burgers and seabass, and celebrated the feeling of finally making a long-held dream come true. While munching through his moules, R found a heart-shaped mussel shell. Which we have kept….