Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

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Pimm’s Please


Look at it, frosting the glass up and mingling with the mint and cucumber like a floozy.

We were served Pimm’s punch (Pimm’s, lemonade, strawberries, cucumber, mint) at a lunch party we were invited to recently and I fell in love with this beverage.

Now, I don’t know if it was the strawberries, or the mint or the fact that I was drinking it in London, but it was good.

I mean REALLY good.

So good in fact that we bought a bottle ourselves and continued to have little Pimm’s parties every night for a week.

I even bought mint.…

Macarons in London

On our way to check out the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts last night, Mum and I took an important detour to sample the goods at a French Institute – Laduree.

The Laduree website is one of the prettiest websites I have seen…there’s magical princess harp sounds and stars and moving things…so much fun.

The shop in Piccadilly Circus is decked out like a giant Ferrero Rocher wrapper….a rough, golden interior to set off the delicate, colourful macarons on display.

We tried four flavours last night; coconut, pistachio, lemon- thyme and salted caramel.

I think the …

Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

Here’s a mid-week quicky.

I have been eating soups for lunch for many months now and I am tiring of the same old, same old.

So, inspired by my friend L-Mac, I created a lovely little soup that you might like to try.

It is LOW fat, LOW GI and vegetarian.

Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

1 smallish sweet potato

half a butternut pumpkin

1 carrot

1 cup of dry red lentils (or so)

2 leeks

2 stalks of celery

2 tsp minced garlic/ or 2 cloves

2 tsp minced ginger

1 large carton, or 4 cups of …