Pea and Ham Soup


   I eat my peas with honey I’ve done it all my life. It makes the peas taste funny But it keeps them on the knife. - anonymous Well this can't be said for me, because I am not a pea eater by choice (I think its the texture that gets to me) but I [...]

Lemon and Orange Loaf


  Lemon and Orange Loaf with a  citrus drizzle icing. I am loving simple loaf cakes at the moment, have been making them morning, noon and night, and feeding everyone who is willing to taste.  There's a limit to how much I can subject my poor husband to.   And my lemon tree just keeps producing [...]

How to make Flavoured Salt


Make your own flavoured salt with just a few ingredients.  It looks great on the table and tastes even better. There is no need to buy expensive fancy salts available in the supermarket when it is so easy to make your own - yet no one seems to do it.  As we all know, salt is a [...]

Pumpkin Hummus


Pumpkin and Garlic Hummus  and Pumpkin Spiced Hummus by Kelly Thomas - Nutritionist (CNC) Herbalist (CCMH) and Aromatherapist (CCMA). We visited our first pumpkin patch this week and it was delightful.  Orange balls as far as my ball-obsessed son’s eye’s could see. We came home with two pumpkins, one which we carved into a jack ’o [...]

Galeries Lafayette Maison and Gourmet


Galeries Lafayette in Paris opened its new store Lafayette Maison and Gourmet on 15th September 2014.  Lafayette Gourmet  celebrates food with the finesse that only the French know how. Its a feast for the eyes and senses, and if you are planning on visiting, make sure you have a hungry stomach and a few hours to browse . [...]

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