Grapefruit Posset

DianaPuddings & Deserts, Recipes

Grapefruit Posset

Grapefruit Posset One of my “go to” puddings when I only have 5 minutes to spare or a large crowd to feed is lemon posset.  But its become very samey, so I wanted to try a variation.  I don’t fancy orange posset, as I think it would be quite sickly (let me know if you’ve tried it), and lime possibly a … Read More

DianaGrapefruit Posset

Courgette Mint And Feta Fritters

DianaRecipes, Starters & Nibbles

Courgette Mint and feta fritters

 Courgette Mint And Feta Fritters A friend dropped in for lunch unexpectedly a few weeks ago.  We didn’t want to go out for lunch, so thought we would make do with whatever was lurking in my fridge.  I always have courgettes and a block of feta somewhere in the depths of the fridge, and a pot of mint on my counter, so … Read More

DianaCourgette Mint And Feta Fritters

Heart Shaped Lunch

DianaRecipes, Seasons, Styling & Decoration, Valentines

Heart Shaped Lunch

Heart Shaped Lunch A sandwich for lunch always goes down like a lead balloon in our house.  My children expect me to be waitress like in the kitchen ready to pen their orders and whip up a hot lunch to order.  Obviously a true domestic goddess would have the goodies at hand to whip up a nutritious child pleasing delight…….but my … Read More

DianaHeart Shaped Lunch

I Heart Eggs On Toast

DianaBreakfast, Recipes, Seasons, Valentines

I Heart Eggs on Toast

I Heart Eggs On Toast I love eggs on toast, and especially an egg with a really runny yolk.  I also like to make my food into heart (and star) shapes.  Call it an illness.   So helllloo.  Why wouldn’t you make runny fried eggs into these pretty shapes?  Follow these steps for the perfect runny yolk and heart shaped egg … Read More

DianaI Heart Eggs On Toast

Porridge with Maple Syrup and Strawberries

DianaBreakfast, Recipes, Seasons, Valentines

Porridge with Maple Syrup and Strawberries

Porridge with Maple Syrup and Strawberries In Scotland, porridge is traditionally served with a pinch of salt and water.  If my dad reads this post, he may well disown me, but my favourite combo is Porridge with Maple Syrup and Strawberries.  I think I must have been down south too long.  I am also a sucker for heart shaped foods.  I’m … Read More

DianaPorridge with Maple Syrup and Strawberries