• June 10 2019

    A trip to Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds was a given in the calendar as the owner, Rosie Pearson, had an Open Day through  the National Garden Scheme. We had lunch first in the garden of the Potting Shed opposite, open sandwiches, followed by these magnificent strawberry meringues. The house is covered with roses in

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  • June 3 2019

    It’s summer time and I spent a morning in a friend’s garden taking photos as part of a project to document it for a year.  My younger daughter  requested a lemon and elderflower cake for her  birthday. It was a straightforward Victoria sponge decorated with roses from the garden.

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