Quirky Quinces

Last weekend, great friends from Cape Town were in the village. We don’t often see them, so in celebration, I pulled out all the stops – well, most of them, anyway! I say not quite all because I decided to experiment. As I do. But usually not for a dinner party… … More Quirky Quinces

Seeing Red!

Colour blocking has been “in” from a fashion perspective for a while.  When we went to Babylonstoren last year, I discovered that they take a similar approach to their juices, salads and salad dressings. Anyway, in advance of Christmas, and for some reason, being fresh out of salad greens, I thought I’d do a red … More Seeing Red!

Making do – 1

I found myself having to make do, about two weeks ago when I returned from a business trip, and came home to find an almost-bare-pantry.  Although I enjoy cooking, I hate coming out of the office, or home from a trip, into the kitchen to ask myself, “What are we going to have for supper?” Often we we do go out for … More Making do – 1