My Christmas themed afternoon tea!

At Christmas I decided to host a Christmas themed afternoon tea party for my family. I thoroughly enjoyed putting together a menu, searching for unique recipes and creating my own. I also learnt some valuable lessons when it comes to hosting, time keeping and preparation.  Despite buying in ingredients weeks before and being incredibly organised, luck it seems, was not…
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Blackberry butter recipe!

British hedgerows have been embellished with juicy blackberries this Autumn and foragers have braved the wind and cold to collect these seasonal gems. During my weekends back to Somerset I spent many afternoons precariously balancing on hillsides surrounded by prickly brambles determined to collect enough for a few scrummy bakes. The endless scratches and blackberry ink stained fingers were completely…
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AUTUMN ESSENTIALS

Getting creative for Christmas

Being a poor student this year meant I had to put on my creative cap when it came to presents. I spent a lot of time in the kitchen dying chocolate pink and folding cream into dulce de leche. Alongside the edible delights I also made a mother of pearl shell bracelet, which went down a treat!  At about 10…
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