Love, memory, making

Today, I was absolutely stunned by a blog post on "Kitchen Vignettes" which combined memories of a much-missed mother with her signature summer recipe, together with a video of the daughter picking the fruit and making the dessert.  There is a beautiful response on the blog post which says: "The video stunning (because you weave …

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Coffee Shop: Milk & Honey, Brooklyn

sustainable, coffee shop, design, New York

A good coffee shop is a thing of beauty, a place to read, type, meet friends, eat, chat, discuss..... here's one very handmade one in New York. https://vimeo.com/75600912 The Digital Distillery Inc shot the short promo and wrote: The owner, Yasser "Max" Habib, shares with us his story about how he conceptualized, designed—and even handcrafted …

Just chilli-in

How about growing your own chillies in the UK?  And then cooking with them? As I am to gardening what Kubla Khan was to crocheting, I simply bought a plant from a supermarket and kept it on the kitchen windowsill.  I was amazed at how many small chillis popped up in due course.  And they …