Lavender Lemonade

Dear Claire,   I hope you’ve had a very happy summer. It’s flown by here, and I’m not quite sure I’m ready for it to be September! So in the hopes of stretching out those balmy days just a little longer, I thought I’d share this recipe for lavender lemonade. One of my favorite experiences…

Happy Holidays

Dear Sam, Mmm, the roast chestnuts  you were telling me about sound very tempting - I will add them to my Christmas shopping list!  Your post started me thinking about all the delicious aromas that we associate with Christmas and it's also one of the themes of a book I've been reading lately, Nigel Slater's The Christmas…