Christmas Tomato Chutney


It’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas is it? Although this would be tasty any time of year.

(Makes about 4 small jars)


500g red onions, finely sliced

1kg tomato, chopped

Eating Well This Winter

Eating well this winter

As the clocks go back and the days get colder and longer we all have a tendency to look towards comfort food – think stodgy pies, big meaty stews and doughy dumplings or piles of mash, all of which seem much more appealing than during the winter. Plus winter is the time when we suffer with sneezes, sniffles and generally feeling just a little bit below par.

Healthy Packed Lunch Ideas For Winter

Healthy Packed Lunch Ideas For Winter

I know a lot of people really find it hard work to keep to their healthy diets in the
winter, the idea of a cold salad is a lot less appealing when it’s freezing outside
and you just want something to warm you up.

But don’t give in to temptation and buy yourself a bacon sandwich or a jacket potato stuff with cheese and beans, stay healthy and save money with my healthy packed lunch ideas for winter!

An Autumn Squash Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

An Autumn Squash Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

A beautiful seasonal recipe making the most of the fabulous varieties of squash available now. Whilst the cake is baking it fills the house with a lovely orange and cinnamon aroma – perfect for cold wet day.

How To Throw An Afternoon Tea Party

By Jean at Delightful Repast
Jean Repast
Though the pace of life in the UK these days precludes frequent indulgence in the ritual of afternoon tea, I’ve heard there has been a resurgence of interest. I’m so glad, because it is a tradition that cannot be allowed to die.

The classic British-style afternoon tea is something I enjoy as often as possible and that keeps me in touch with my English heritage. It is usually one’s mother who determines the family’s food traditions, and my mother’s family was English. I was not more than four when I began drinking tea, even in the middle of the night.