Did you know that something wonderful happens when root vegetables are roasted in the oven? The dry-heat cooking of the oven helps release the natural sugars in vegetables. According to the Science of Cooking this caramelization is a non-enzymic browning reaction occurring when there is no water and sugars break down from the heat. What results is sweet, nutty vegetables that even the fussiest of eaters will love!

Sweet nutty oven-roasted root vegetables

Roasted Vegetables

One of my favourite things to do is send spontaneous gifts to family and friends. However, I have found myself increasingly bothered by the ecological footprint that goes along with shopping in major stores. Aisles full of factory-made uniform objects, devoid of real value, with no story to tell.

Flea market finds re-purposed into meaningful gifts.

Flea Market finds re-purposed into meaningful gifts

We don’t use floral foam. Ever. Floral foam holds stems securely in place, opening up a wider range of design possibilities and offering extra structure and security.

Sustainability

sustainability

Find photos of bouquets and centrepieces you like to figure out your style. Then do your homework – follow florists you like on Instagram, visit their website get a sense of their aesthetic  – is it in line with what you would like?

Looking for a wedding florist

looking for a wedding florist

There was a pretty pumpkin in last weeks box as well as some onions and a sourdough loaf, so I decided to give pumpkin soup a whirl. This recipe is adapted from multiple recipes – it is simple and easy yet moreish and filling.

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

vegetable box

Lemon curd recipe Resilient, hardy and bountiful is how I would describe the lemon tree in my garden here in Los  Angeles, California. Despite extensive changes to its surroundings, it continues to provide us with the most delightful lemons in abundance every year. And when I say abundant – there have been occasions when we […]

Lemon curd recipe

leomon curd recipe

Short description of product would go here. Taking inspiration from my English countryside roots, the garden-inspired flower bouquet focuses on seasonal favorites. 

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Short description of product would go here. Taking inspiration from my English countryside roots, the garden-inspired flower bouquet focuses on seasonal favorites. 

name of product

No. 01