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Some of our favourite seasonal settings can be found below.

  • West Elm "Couples" Plates
  • Adams Currier & Ives Winter Scenes
  • Christmas Kitties by David Carter Brown
  • Snowland Village by Pier 1
  • Wexford Dogs by 222 Fifth
  • Lenox Winter Song

Seasonal Food and Flora


Here are some of our favourite seasonal recipes.

Gingerbread Muffins

Spicy gingerbread meets breakfast fare; a moist, flavorful muffin that warms the cockles of your tummy.       Gingerbread muffins 2018-09-24 03:33:38 Yields 12 A moist and spicy muffin to warm your tummy on cold mornings. Write a review Save Recipe... read more

Sweet Bread with Raisins & Candied Citrus

I have a terrible weakness for sweet bread. Not the sticky-sweet-cinnamon-roll kind, but the yeasty, nectarous confections the French call Viennoiserie. They’re near-pastry but not quite; they beckon as croissant, pain au chocolat, panettone and other... read more

Skillet-Baked Eggs with Spinach

Eggs baked in a skillet atop smoothly melted leeks and tasty spinach for a weekend brunch. Such a healthy and virtuous main course just begs for a croissant, don’t you think?  Add in a foamy latte and I’m in heaven.   Skillet-Baked Eggs with... read more

Lancashire Beef Hot Pot

This hearty one-pot stew is traditionally made with lamb, but is every bit as good with beef. The layer of potatoes forms a delicious crisp crust atop a mixture of beef, carrots and onions in a silky thick gravy. Just the ticket for cold nights. Serve with a side of... read more

Flageolet Bean, Ham Hock & Chorizo Soup

Brrrrr. It’s freezing out! Time to make a stick-to-your ribs, hearty bean soup with lots of vegetables, tasty chunks of spicy chorizo sausage and lusciously tender ham hock.  This recipe is adapted from one in Carolyne Roehm’s Winter Notebook. I... read more

Chocolate Clementine Bars

Holiday baking is one of the joys of the season. It’s also an exercise in selectivity – in terms of caloric budget and time to prepare the goody. If I’m going to indulge, go big or go home is my philosophy. Dense, rich, creamy and chocolate is my... read more

Entertablement Abroad


Enjoy our travel journal of castles, cathedrals, country houses, wonderful tableware and delicious meals.

Entertablement Abroad – Chatsworth at Christmas

The rain had eased somewhat as we made our way from the Chatsworth Christmas Market into the house itself. We had picked up some clues that the Christmas theme was going to be Fairy Tales, and on our evening visit, saw the courtyard lit up with spooky shadows of... read more

Entertablement Abroad – London at Christmas

We are in London, our final stop on this whirlwind tour of England at Christmastime. Always a vibrant city, it pulsates with light during the festive season. Let’s start on Oxford Street, a well-known shopper’s destination. Pink and white globes are... read more

Entertablement Abroad: The Ceramic Poppies Tour

On this most poignant of Remembrance days, the centenary of Armistice Day of WWI, let’s have a look at the display of ceramic poppies which has been making its way around the UK since August 2014. We visited the Weeping Window display at Hereford Cathedral this... read more

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