Roasted Peppers with Quinoa and Capricorn Goats Cheese

Capricorn Peppers

There has been a little goat on Twitter making me chuckle. Her name is Ethel and she lives in Somerset. She produces some lovely milk along with her friends in the West Country and with it, Capricorn make a lovely creamy cheese at the nearby Lubburn Creamery.  Capricorn Goats Cheese is made with pasteurised goats’ milk and happily, it is… 

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Fresh Pasta with Asparagus, Goat’s Cheese and Lemon


I was challenged by the lovely Giulia of Juls’ Kitchen to make fresh pasta for this month’s Monthly Mingle. This was such an exciting challenge for me, since I recently took a pasta class with Katie Caldesi to learn exactly how to make it although since taking the class I hadn’t put my new found skills to the test. So, the question… 

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Easy Entertaining – Nigella Style

This post is inspired by two things.  Firstly, a lovely long leisurely lunch on Saturday with good friends who came down to visit us from Bournemouth.  Secondly, by a fantastic new blogging event hosted by Sarah at Maison Cupcake. Here’s why:   Entertaining - you never want it to be stressful.  My first tip is to call upon a… 

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