I came across this doll’s tea-set in the back of a high cupboard the other day, whilst rummaging around for something else. It belonged to my great Aunty Gwen, who passed away some years ago aged ninety. The teapot and milk jug are different to the rest of the set; they’re painted with little violets and are … Continue reading Afternoon Tea with Aunty Gwen.
A long, long time ago a rather battered vegetarian recipe book came into my possession. It’s a long story, and I will bore you with it because I can. It was 1987. From memory I had just graduated from my fashion degree, and Mr.B and I were quite a new item. Uni had ended, and neither Mr.B … Continue reading 7 Winter Days of Dinner – Friday: Chestnuts and Vegetable Casserole
6th August 2014 My Mum’s delicious red cabbage recipe from the archives. #365gratefuls A photo posted by The Urban Nest (@theurbannest) on Aug 6, 2014 at 10:35am PDT When I was in the greengrocer’s this morning my eyes lighted on some vibrant red cabbages. My mind instantly travelled back to childhood and I could almost … Continue reading A Recipe for Nostalgia – My Mum’s Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage.