mother's day breakfasts

Round up of Mother’s Day breakfasts

It’s Mother’s Day today…and we’re celebrating it here with the above beautiful addition, just a couple of days old. Many treat their mum to breakfast in bed ...
recipe for black velvet cake

An alcoholic Irish cake for Maisie

It's St Patrick's Day today.... so something Irish I created this cake from the basic recipe for Black Velvet cake – a dark Guinness and chocolate cake toppe...
peach melba recipe

Operatic Peach Melba

The Duke of Orléans gave a dinner at The Savoy for the Australian soprano, Nellie Melba, in the early 1890s. Melba was singing in Wagner’s opera, Lohengrin. In ...