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Enjoy browsing our table settings, recipes and travel journal.

Some of our favourite seasonal settings can be found below.

  • Harvest (Fruit) by Johnson Brothers
  • Aesthetic Movement Soup Plates on Porch
  • Willow by Pier 1
  • Pups and Leaves for Fall Fun
  • Les Champignons de France by Saint Armand
  • Soup Tureens for Casual Elegance

Seasonal Food and Flora

 

Here are some of our favourite seasonal recipes.

Tagliatelle with Prosciutto and Fresh Peas

We got the last of this season’s fresh English peas from Picone’s, our local family-owned green grocer. I’d used most of them in a giant batch of Summer Squash Succotash that the family had consumed with gusto, but had enough left to eke out two... read more

Entertablement Abroad

 

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

Entertablement Abroad – Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral, or the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Mary, St Denys and St George as it’s more formally known (because you need three saints to round things out), was on the agenda for our trip this last December. Manchester has one of the better... read more

Entertablement Abroad – Hartwell House

“Daffodils, that come before the swallow dares, and take the winds of March with beauty” (Shakespeare, Winter’s Tale, act 4, sc. 4) Daffodils abound at Hartwell House, swirling in colourful drifts around the historic house-cum-hotel. Anyone who has ever planted... read more

Entertablement Abroad – Paris in the Spring

Just a whiff of warmer weather and the piles of snow are rapidly shrinking. Water is splashing down the gutters in a happy symphony of gurgles. Yesterday the Groundhog predicted an early spring – fingers crossed he’s right. While we wait, though, let’s... read more

Entertablement Abroad – Castle Combe

Castle Combe is the quintessential English Village. Located in Wiltshire, it’s about 5 miles NorthWest of Chippenham. “Chocolate Box” perfect is how it has been described, though Britons think it looks more like a Hollywood film set than an actual... read more

Entertablement Abroad – Canterbury Cathedral

For anyone visiting from Between Naps on the Porch, Susan mentions that the upcoming Literary Tour will include Canterbury, so I’ve updated a post from 2013, as I thought it might be of particular interest to readers. For everyone else, please enjoy anyway.... read more

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