Courgette carpaccio homemade recipe

Here is a recipe on to make homemade courgette carpaccio. This recipe is best made with courgette Albenga or trompette (trumpet) that has got a nice light crunchy texture compared to ordinary courgette. It is commmonly found in the mediterranean along the  French and Italian Riviera. Not seen in the shops or supermarkets here in … Read more

Sewing a waistcoat – how to sew

Here is a post on sewing a waistcoat. Sewing a waistcoat can quite challenging as there are welt pocket, notch collars, buttonholes and lining involve. For detailed instructions on how to sew welt pockets here is the link. Waistcoats do come in trend every now and then. They are great to wear on its own … Read more

Growing and harvesting sorrel at home

red veined sorrel

This blog post is on growing and harvesting sorrel. Sorrel is a perennial salad leaf that is very easy to grow. To be honest it is not my family and everyone’s favourite salad leave. As it’s got a funny oxalic acid taste in it. Sorrel practically speaking is an herb vegetable or pot herb as … Read more

Lemon drizzle cake

make-ahead party food

Here is a recipe and review on making a lemon drizzle cake. Lemon drizzle cake is a very British classic cake. This recipe uses not only lemon drizzle but lemon curd, buttercream and fondant icing. A great cake for that special occasion. be it a wedding or a birthday. This recipe is only one-tier cake. … Read more