Great British Game Week – Gamekeeper’s Pie

Gamekeeper’s Pie Recipe – Celebrate Great British Game Week with this gamey take on the good old heart-warming Shepherd’s Pie Ingredients 800g of game meat – whatever is in season (you could even mix it) 1 white, 1 red onion, chopped 115g of carrots (chopped how you like them) 2 garlic…

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Jam season begins!

Jam Season - Kilner Jars

June is one of my favourite months of the year. There’s (hopefully!) endless summer days perfect for lots of al fresco dining, the quintessentially British tennis competition Wimbledon (come on Murray!) and last but not least the beginning of the UK strawberry season. Although they can be bought all year…

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CHA Independents Day – Eckington Manor Cookery School

I have to admit, as far as Mondays go, my 24th of March was pretty fantastic! I had been lucky enough to attend the 2014 CHA Independents Day. Every year, the Cookshop & Housewares Association organise a day for independent retailers to come together and get first-hand experience of new and…

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Cooking with Le Creuset

Cooking With Le Creuset – What makes it special? First off, Le Creuset have been making first class cookware for almost 100 years, and while they have expanded exponentially and taken advantage of technological advances, their method for manufacturing cast iron cookware remains the same as it was in 1925; it…

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Christmas Gift Ideas For… The Great British Baker

We all know that someone who thinks they’re the next Mary Berry. My cousin is convinced she’s the next winner of the Great British Bake Off, and good for her! For a few years it looked like home cooking and baking was obsolete, especially baking, but it has come back…

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