Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup

As the nights begin to draw in and no matter how hard I tried to avoid digging out those slippers I finally admit defeat and lose the flip flops, which usually leads to craving something warm and comforting in preparation for the long winter ahead, what could be better than a hot bowl of homemade pumpkin soup. Read More…

Cherry Brandy

Photography by Leanne Capuzziello

Photography by Leanne Capuzziello

In my opinion cherries are at their very best July to August and if like me you are lucky enough to have a tree near you, then get picking ASAP!

Cherry Tree

If however you are not so lucky then there are other ways to get you hands on these delicious little treats. They are of course widely available in the supermarkets but you will have to pay a premium, so if you have the time why not check out your local PYO (pick your own) or farmers market where the prices will be far more reasonable and can also make a nice day out.

I have recently discovered that if you are real cherry nut like me there are farms that will actually rent you a cherry tree for a year, yes this is a real thing! When the tree is ripe you can go along and pick it clean. However to my dismay I have also discovered that this is not a new craze and if you want to rent a tree you have to be quick as availability is limited.

It could make a interesting Christmas or Birthday present for someone…. just a thought.  Read More…

Sweet Potato Ravioli

 

 

Photography by Leanne Capuzziello

Photography by Leanne Capuzziello

It’s a beautiful Sunday morning and there is only one thing on my mind…… the desire to make pasta, I want to make something light and delicate that will reflect the lovely summers day.

To make the pasta dough I have used the following ingredients;  Read More…