Pumpkin Patches: Norfolk & Surrounds

Halloween, we’re ready for you! For those who read my blog, you’ll know I’ve always been an advocate of PYO and local produce. I think this stems from my childhood growing up in the countryside and where I learnt from an early age that the seasons brought different gifts: Garden raspberries in the late spring, […]

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Patata Fil-Forn: Maltese Potatoes

Feeling inspired after eating something very similar in France, and now that our Rayburn has been ceremonially lit for the winter, this week has been about revisiting hearty food from my roots. These oven-baked potatoes are the Maltese version of the French Boulangère or dauphinoise potato but without the cream and cheese. Patata Fil-Forn literally […]

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Brittany: Tales from the Chicken Coop

A Holiday in Brittany We’ve just returned from our family holiday to Brittany. We stayed one mile from a quaint town called Cancale located on the North Brittany coast, a great spot if you want to explore beyond Normandy yet not rack up too many péage miles with small children in tow. Quirky Accommodation I’d […]

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