Monthly Archives: June 2018

Small batch hard iced tea cupcakes

A tasty treat for summertime entertaining! A lifelong fan of iced tea, I didn’t know what to expect the first time I tasted a ‘spiked’ version. I was pleasantly surprised to discover the tea and lemon flavours still predominated and … Continue reading

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Asparagus and leek soup with herbed goat cheese  

A lighter, more flavourful version of a favourite springtime soup! This cheerful soup embraces all that’s wonderful about springtime – fresh new vegetables and herbs just waiting to be transformed into bright, tasty dishes. Asparagus is ideal for soup and … Continue reading

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Rhubarb recipe roundup

So many ways to enjoy delicious, versatile rhubarb! One of my fondest childhood memories is of sneaking out to the rhubarb patch and pulling a stalk to devour it on the spot as a tasty snack. I wasn’t as fond … Continue reading

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Ice cream with vodka cooler marinated berries

An easy, elegant dessert for entertaining It’s astounding how many varieties of cooler-style beverages one can find at ‘bottle shops’ these days. Of course many people enjoy them for summertime sipping , but did you know they can be the … Continue reading

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