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Vintage Shop Staying Open Online

Vintage Shop Staying Open Online

Vintage Shop Staying Open Online What a crazy time we all find ourselves in at the moment. I understand that it is also a scary time, and none of us know how long this situation will last for. As a small business it would be very easy for me to give into to the...

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Viennese Whirls

Viennese Whirls

I love Viennese Whirls, they have always been one of my favourite biscuits. This recipe is super easy and quick to make, it makes 12 biscuits which makes 6 large Viennese Whirls.  You can alter the size of the whirls by adjusting the size of the circles you pipe. They...

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Victoria Sponge with Buttercream

Victoria Sponge with Buttercream

Of all the cakes I make Victoria sponge with buttercream is one of my favourite. This is my go to recipe, I am not sure where it originated from as I have used it for years. The filling I have used here is strawberry jam and vanilla butter cream. You will need...

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Mini Lemon Sponge Cakes

Mini Lemon Sponge Cakes

These sweet little mini lemon sponge cakes are mouthfuls of happiness. Just perfect to have with a quick cuppa anytime of day. I made these by accident a few years ago, the basis of the sponge recipe is Victoria sponge then adapted to make it lemony. If I remember...

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Homemade Lemon Curd

Homemade Lemon Curd

This recipe is super quick and easy and makes delicious fresh lemon curd every time.  A friend gave me the recipe a few years ago and it is the only one I now use to make fresh lemon curd. It originates from Delia Smith. This recipe makes enough for three 350ml jars....

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Antique vs Vintage vs Retro

Antique vs Vintage vs Retro

Antique vs Vintage vs Retro There are lots of different words used to describe old stuff, but what do they mean, I often get asked what is the difference between antique and vintage, and what makes something retro. The meaning of all three can be confusing and that is...

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Delicious Shortbread Biscuit Recipe

Delicious Shortbread Biscuit Recipe

I love shortbread and this delicious shortbread biscuit recipe is super easy and versatile  Once you have made the base mixture you can cut it into rounds, slabs, squares, strips or you can use different shaped cutters and make shaped biscuits.   You will need...

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Lake Bala North Wales

Lake Bala North Wales

Super excited to introduce my first guest blogger this month, Sharon Allard from Buxton in Derbyshire shares with us her latest camping trip to Lake Bala in North Wales. Enjoy x Camping Lake Bala When the weather is good there is no finer place to camp than Wales, and...

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Afternoon Tea Week

Afternoon Tea Week

August 12th-18th 2019 is afternoon tea week, those who know me know I have a passion for afternoon tea, so having a whole week where I can have afternoon tea every day is heaven. I agree whole heartily with this quote “There are few hours in life more agreeable than...

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Berry Trifle

Berry Trifle

I love trifle it is one of my favourite deserts. For this berry trifle you can use fresh, frozen or tinned fruit. In this trifle I used strawberries, blackcurrants and raspberries. I also made fresh custard, which tastes divine but does take time so feel free to use...

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