Inspired by a post called ‘Things that Make Me Happy’, I was amazed at how many things on her list resonated with me, and thought it would be fun to write my own list! So, since I am stuck in bed with a fractured ankle, and keeping my thoughts on positive things can only assist with … More Happiness


This month I have been grateful for… Watching my boys do the robot dance to their current favourite song, Better When I’m Dancin‘, smiling to myself with the purest happiness. Spending time immersed in creation in the kitchen, not rushing to produce a meal but simply, slowly enjoying the process of exploring new flavours. The determination, … More Gratitude

Blueberry Pancakes

A few weeks ago I promised a friend that I would write up a recipe for blueberry pancakes, which I adapted from a thoroughly indulgent recipe in a wonderful book called Dishy Desserts, given to me by my sister Tabitha many years ago. The original recipe included cream, which while delicious was just too rich … More Blueberry Pancakes

Blueberry Comfort

A year ago, I was regularly emailing recipes and photographs of new dishes tried or created to interested family and friends. It was a creative and fun exercise, which interlinked with a recipe book I was putting together, mostly for my own use. The person who most regularly responded, either to say she had made … More Blueberry Comfort