Construction Themed Birthday Party – Eli’s Bob the Builder 2nd Birthday

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Our little country took a battering yesterday from hurricane Ophelia. The wind was howling, it was miserable to look out at and all we wanted to do was curl up under a blanket and warm our bellies with a nice soup. Thankfully our electricity stayed on long enough for me to make a curried butternut […]

Mr Men Birthday Party – Eli’s Colourful First Birthday

I find it hard to believe that Eli has just turned 1. It was honestly the fastest, most exciting and happiest year of our lives. We celebrated with a Mr Men birthday party with family and close friends. It was colourful, fun and full of food:) The hardest part of organising Eli’s party was coming up with […]

Classic Italian Bruschetta

Tomatoes are in season and my basil plants are blooming so last night I made these tasty classic Italian bruschettas. I first tasted this Italian classic while sitting in a courtyard restaurant on holiday in Sorrento. We were welcomed by a deconstructed overflowing bruschetta platter. Full of fresh tomatoes and basil, warm toasted breads and whole garlic […]