Archive For: Garden

aprons and dolmades

aprons and dolmades

Turkey was wonderful.  The weather was hard, clear blue skies every day.  I believe we did see one cloud, but it was small and clearly lost.  One of the things I love about coming back from holiday is digging out old recipes and experimenting with recreating the foods we ate whilst we were away.  One ... Read More
 
home made facial moisturiser

home made facial moisturiser

Caraway, peony and chamomile. One of the rosewater donors   There is nothing like a nasturtium 🙂 Part of tonight’s supper.   Happy Solstice.  A few snapshots of my garden this morning and the next batch of herbs growing on my windowsills to celebrate the middle of summer.  Tonight we will celebrate with a meal ... Read More
 
rose water

rose water

In my aim to get back down to basics and exclude plastics and unecessary chemicals from our lives I have begun to expand my repertoire of homemade toiletries and cleaning products.  I have used rosewater and witchazel as a toner since I was a little girl and I recently discovered the best make up remover ... Read More