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Welcome, take a seat..milk, sugar?? I am closing this little blog. It has been so much a part of my life but it is time to move into a home all of my own. I will be filling you in... Continue reading
Just a quick note to say that in the few months this blog has been quiet I have published a book, designed new work and showed at Earl's Court. I am working on a new look and structure for my... Continue reading
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I have had a weakness this week for danish pastries piled with think custard and slivered almonds, drizzled with crisp white icing trails and dusted with icing sugar....mmmmmmmmmmmm.... After trying the offerings of Sainsbury's and Tescos I tried my own... Continue reading
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I am currently wondering if there is actually a lovelier tea than smoked salmon, sour cream, rocket and cucumber sandwiches on brown bread with lemon... British Cream Tea: Delicious British Felt Food Sculpture Continue reading
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Just a quick recipe today in response to an email from Marci; the British afternoon tea essential that is clotted cream. It can be difficult to get hold of unpasteurised full fat milk nowadays but it is essential for clotted... Continue reading
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Here's to a day of chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and yorkshire puddings ;) British Cream Tea: Delicious British Felt Food Sculpture Continue reading
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I had planned on launching my Spring 2010 collection yesterday, but it was not until Thursday that I remembered (or rather my Mum reminded me) that yesterday was Good Friday so I am postponing the launch until next Friday, the... Continue reading
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Because pancakes are mandatory on Shrove Tuesday! 120g/4oz plain flour pinch salt 2 eggs 210ml/7fl oz milk 90ml/3fl oz water 1 tbsp oil 1. Put the flour and salt in a large jug and mix. 2. Crack in the eggs... Continue reading
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1. Writing a book takes over your life. Literally. Telling yourself that it is only a small book (like size makes a difference) or that it is only writing down something you do everyday does not change the fact that... Continue reading
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This is the ultimate "hot water bottle in a bowl": pork and lentil cassoulet. Happy to bubble away merrily on the hob whilst you pour yourself a glass of wine and cuddle under a blanket to read a book with... Continue reading
I saw this new Twinings tea advert on the television last night and it is fabulous!! Billy swears I even squealed a bit with excitement.... I deny everything... ;) British Cream Tea: Delicious British Felt Food Sculpture Continue reading
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I have fallen in love with the shabby chic look and animation on this new cBeebies programme...it is just divine! The video will only be there for a week (BBC iPlayer) so hurry... British Cream Tea: Delicious British Felt Food... Continue reading
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I have fallen in love with the shabby chic look and animation on this new cBeebies programme...it is just divine! The video will only be there for a week (BBC iPlayer) so hurry... British Cream Tea: Delicious British Felt Food... Continue reading
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Toby loves bananas, it is one of the words he says repeatedly (nanana) and he would give up anything for one!! So yesterday, whilst waiting for the bread dough to rise I made a loaf of my Nanna's banana bread... Continue reading
I hope everyone has a Merry Christmas and a fabulous 2010! Ouissi xxx British Cream Tea: Delicious British Felt Food Sculpture Continue reading
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My sister sent me this photograph of the best snow sculpture I have seen in a long, long time. It makes me giggle and feel all happy and wintery. My only reservation is that I wasn't there to help and... Continue reading
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I bought double concentrated blackcurrant squash last week as an experiment...it was either going to be lovely and last ages or taste awful. But it is yummy and even better, as it is so heavily concentrated, you need only a... Continue reading
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I had the idea for these felt baubles (I think in the USA they are called ornaments?) whilst watching Kirstie Allsop blow a glass bauble on last night's "Kirstie's Handmade Christmas"...I am loving that series!! Anyway I sewed one this... Continue reading
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I love food. Not much is better than sitting in front of a favourite film, wrapped in a blanket, or staring into a real fire with something yummy, something that is a treat and that fills you with more than... Continue reading
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I bought this bulb when it was barely sprouting last week to put on my table at a fair. I planted it in a vintage china cup and placed it on my display table on a mismatched saucer. It was... Continue reading
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I feel I must start this post with the strict understanding I am on a diet. I really am. I have lost a lot of weight and I will be in my old jeans by Christmas Day (stop sniggering at... Continue reading
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I am loving the commission I just finished: two whole eggs, one boiled egg with shell "lid" and another with shell "lid" and slot to hold a spoon!! Too cute ;) I just had to share! British Cream Tea: Delicious... Continue reading
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The traditional Mince Pie, a British festive sweet pastry traditionally consumed during Christmas and New Year. Mince pies are filled with mincemeat, a mixture of apple, dried fruits such as raisins & sultanas and a mixture of spices. Mince pies... Continue reading
We caught this programme at a ridiculous time of the morning last week and it was amazing...a while garden made out of Plasticine by hand by schoolchildren, Chelsea pensioners, Jane Asher, visitors to the Ideal Home Exhibition, Jane McAdam Freud... Continue reading