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Strawberry Mousse Cake

Strawberry Mousse Cake

Sunshine is not a common occurrence here in the UK so when it does come out we literally make hay!!  Remembering after we moved here nearly four years ago from South Africa how we laughed when we saw people practically huddled together outside to enjoy the last rays of afternoon sunshine at a pub when…

Portuguese Chicken Livers

Portuguese Chicken Livers

My Dad’s side of the family originate from Madeira and I’m so excited because Gemma and I are heading there for a few nights at the end of the month.  So, I booked a tour guide to take us around and when he asked me what I wanted to see the only answer I had…

Ginger Shrub (Vinegar Water)

Ginger Shrub (Vinegar Water)

Derived from the Arabic word shar?b which means “to drink”, shrubs – or drinking vinegars – are concentrated sweetened fruit syrups that can be added to water, sparkling water, cocktails, with herbal tea (I like to add a warm teaspoon of coconut oil to a neat shot if I have a sore throat – it…