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Designer DIY: Make your own ‘Floating Forest’

Looking for a new project this January? Why not try your hand at some designer DIY courtesy of Phaidon’s Do It Yourself book. The perfect project for green fingered hobbyists, Michael Anastassiades’s ‘Floating Forest’ lets you create three different kinds of indoor garden to brighten up your desk or display. Follow the simple instructions below and pair alongside one of the […]

Decorating With Foliage – Abigail Ahern

We are obsessed (repeat obsessed) with foliage at the moment. Big mossy branches, winter berries, catkins, ferns, trailing meadow horsetail – they make homes uber cosy and dramatic, without feeling at all try-hard if that make sense. They’re a little more wild, edgy, free. We packed our AW15 collection with faux foliage, which was a bit of a big […]

Summer BBQ by Pascale Smets

I absolutely love barbecues and as a family we are happy to barbecue any time of the year. If we are having steak, my husband will happily stand outside on a freezing November evening as there is nothing to beat a slightly charred black and blue ribeye. Now Summer is here it’s less of an […]

Roasted Salmon Recipe by Pascale Smets

This is a wonderful, very herby recipe and is great if you enjoy growing your own herbs. The freshness of the herbs is wonderful with the richness of the salmon. It’s adapted from The US cookery writer  Ina Garten’s excellent book How Easy is That. Ina Garten’s recipes don’t really need any adjusting they’re always […]

Afternoon Tea by Natalija Bubalo

Spring has indeed sprung. It’s as if someone overnight painted the trees pink, the ground yellow and increased the dial on the outdoor saturation knob. It’s a real treat for the eyes, the way these recipes are a treat for the tum. The days are well and truly getting longer and, if I’m not mistaken, […]

Pancake Day by Pascale Smets

This pancake day instead of the traditional Galettes or Crêpes I’m going to be making Dosas. Dosas are little pancakes made from rice and gram (chickpea) flour that are Southern Indian in origin. They are traditionally stuffed with spiced potato or sambar (a sort of dal) so the whole dish is vegan and gluten free. […]

Valentines Dinner by Pascale Smets

At this time of year we are supposed to  show how much we care for our loved ones by producing heart shaped food. Maybe I’m terribly unromantic but to me this seems quite unnecessary as I think preparing a special meal with the intention of giving pleasure and nourishment is one of the sincerest acts […]