Heart Ramblings

A day Foraging the Forest…

A day Foraging the Forest…

Oh what a day for a mushroom foray………   Autumn came round rather slowly last year, the weather stayed mild, the leaves stayed on the trees and boy did it rain nearly every other day!  (Perfect for mushrooms we later found out).  A group of friends had got together one gusty Saturday morning at the […]

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  January 28, 2014   No comments
Heart Kitchen goes Al Fresco Italiano…….

Heart Kitchen goes Al Fresco Italiano…….

Our great friend Barbara decided that she would love to learn to make pasta and it has been something on her ‘bucket list’ for some time; so when Heart Kitchen suggested that she may like to come and spend the afternoon with them in their beautiful Al Fresco Kitchen and cook up some delights with […]

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  August 14, 2013   No comments
HERBIDACIOUS!!!!

HERBIDACIOUS!!!!

The newly planted herb bed is going ‘great guns’, looking stunning and smelling and tasting delicious! The bed was built about 3 months ago and made simply from sleepers to create two herb beds, a seat and a table. The obvious benefit of this is that I can sit within the herbs with a nice […]

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  July 24, 2013   3 comments
Look what I picked in my garden today!

Look what I picked in my garden today!

My little kitchen garden is finally coming to life, after months of bleak barrenness, heavy, cold soil and slow slow growing seeds, we are starting to be able to harvest a few crops. Tender, succulent mixed leaves and little gems were abundant last week, we have had a few delicious asparagus spears, picked and eaten […]

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  July 10, 2013   No comments
Wow –  Croatia!

Wow – Croatia!

Last week, 7 friends, my lovely husband and I went to stay in Villa Vista, Viganj on the Peljesac Peninsula. What a place! The views alone were enough to sustain you through the somewhat inclement and unusual weather. We were lucky enough to witness one of the loudest, longest thunderstorms I have ever encountered:  the […]

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  June 13, 2013   1 comment
Come Dine with Us

Come Dine with Us

COME DINE WITH US……   This is the idea……a while ago a group of friends got together with the intention to create their own version of Come Dine with Me.  So born was…..Come Dine with Us…..5 couples over a period of 12 months opened their houses to entertain each other through food, drink and music.  […]

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  May 23, 2013   3 comments