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Some of our favourite seasonal settings can be found below.

  • Spring Willow by Kent
  • In an English Garden
  • A Touch of Drama
  • Is it Spring, yet?
  • Over the Baby Moon
  • Painted Tulips Brighten The Day

Seasonal Food and Flora

 

Here are some of our favourite seasonal recipes.

Red Currant Cream Cheese Tea Sandwiches

Red Currant Cream Cheese Tea Sandwiches

Boston Brown bread is the traditional accompaniment to baked beans, but it's equally delicious with smoked salmon or tangy cream cheese. We've made Valentine's Day Tea sandwiches with heart cut-outs featuring red-currant flavoured cream cheese.   ...

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Rosemary Spiced Bourbon Old-Fashioned

Rosemary Spiced Bourbon Old-Fashioned

Enjoy this spicy twist on one of the most venerable drinks in the cocktail kingdom. Homemade rosemary spiced simple syrup replaces the traditional sugar cube, and when combined with toe-warming bourbon, citrus juices, and a dash of orange bitters, you have the perfect...

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Classic Sticky Gingerbread

Classic Sticky Gingerbread

Moist and spicy, this toothsome concoction is a wintertime delight. Enjoy it sitting by the fire with a hot cup of tea as we peruse the nature notes from the month of January by Edith Holden, better known as the Edwardian Lady of Country Diary fame.  ...

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Remember when muffins were breakfast food? Before they began their Incredible Hulk transformation into a disguised cupcake? These Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are old-fashioned, moderately sized and not-too-sweet. No icing. They also contain Greek yoghurt, so they have a...

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Winter Sidecar

Winter Sidecar

As promised in the Dreamy Wedgwood Style Fruitcake, here is the recipe for a Winter Sidecar, courtesy of Craft Cocktails by Geoff Dillon and Whitney Rorison of Dillon's Small Batch Distillers. Dillon's is in the nearby Niagara region and has captivated Glenn's...

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Gruyere-Stuffed Crusty Bread

Gruyere-Stuffed Crusty Bread

Can anything be more tempting than the aroma of fresh crusty bread? You bet! Add some tantalizingly melted cheese to a spiral mini-loaf and serve it still warm, with a bowl of steaming soup, such as Paris Bistro, Tomato with Dill or Broccoli with Mustard Seeds.  ...

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Entertablement Abroad

 

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

Entertablement Abroad – Burford & Chipping Campden

Entertablement Abroad – Burford & Chipping Campden

Let's do a little armchair travelling to the beautiful Cotswold villages of Burford and Chipping Campden. Like many people, we have postponed our overseas trips for now; I'll use the found time to catch up on photos of past trips and let the world gradually come to...

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Entertablement Abroad – Harewood House Part II

Entertablement Abroad – Harewood House Part II

Good day, everyone, and welcome to Harewood House Part II. Sorry for the delay in providing the sequel to Harewood House Part I. Travel and the holiday season got the better of me in the intervening period, but I'm determined to tie off as many loose ends as I can...

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Entertablement Abroad: A Travel Taste Test

Entertablement Abroad: A Travel Taste Test

Greetings, dear readers! We are once again under our own roof and happily in reach of wireless services. Thanks to everyone for their good wishes on our journey. My trepidation about the cruise proved groundless; no seasickness at all. It was smooth sailing al the...

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