Recipe: Lilo Loves homemade pancakes for pancake day

Pancake

  With Shrove Tuesday, otherwise known as pancake day, upon us. I thought I would share my pancake recipe with you. This is a pretty foolproof and delivers around eight wonderful pancakes every time. Once you have made up the Continue reading Recipe: Lilo Loves homemade pancakes for pancake day

Recipe: Apricot Cous Cous

Cous Cous

I was recently invited to a barbeque where all guests were asked to bring a dish. I was delighted with the invite but a bit stuck on what to take along with me as I had a very busy week Continue reading Recipe: Apricot Cous Cous

Book Review: Amy & Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout

Amy & Isabelle

I can’t remember who recommended Amy & Isabelle to me but I’m glad they did, what beautiful writing. The book focuses on the difficult relationship between Isabelle and her teenage daughter Amy. Set in a small town in New England Continue reading Book Review: Amy & Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout

Recipe: Poached egg and asparagus

Poached egg

So years ago I always thought that poached eggs were really tricky to make but follow my lead and you can’t go wrong. Once I realised how easy it was poached egg has become a regular feature on my menus. Continue reading Recipe: Poached egg and asparagus

Book Review: Bring up the bodies by Hilary Mantel

Bring up the bodies

Hot on the tails of Wolf Hall, Bring up the bodies is yet another fab read. This time, in Bring up the bodies, we are following Thomas Cromwell as he continues to secure his position in the court of Henry Continue reading Book Review: Bring up the bodies by Hilary Mantel

Indian Tempest by William Shakespeare at The Globe London

The Globe

If you follow the blog then you’d know how much I love The Globe, a summer in London just isn’t complete with at least a couple of visits.This time I was off to see Indian Tempest which was performed in Continue reading Indian Tempest by William Shakespeare at The Globe London

Sensational Butterflies at the London Natural History Museum

Red butterfly

A promised myself that I would get out and about this summer and the wonderful weather in London has made it easy. A friend invited me along to the sensational butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum. The museum is Continue reading Sensational Butterflies at the London Natural History Museum

Recipe: Lilo loves sea bass with asian flavours

Sea bass

I love sea bass, it is such a light and delicate tasting fish and I always feel so healthy when I eat it. It is always a real treat. One of my favourite ways of cooking sea bass is really Continue reading Recipe: Lilo loves sea bass with asian flavours

Recipe: Lilo Loves homemade vanilla macaroons

Vanilla Macaroons

You may remember some time ago I tried my hand at making homemade chocolate macaroons, they were such a hit that I have been brave enough to try out this fabulous vanilla recipe. Once again I used my trusty Lakeland Continue reading Recipe: Lilo Loves homemade vanilla macaroons

Book Review: Lilo loves top five summer holiday recommended reads 2013

As the summer holiday season approaches many people use the opportunity of a break in the sun to catch up on their reading and are always on the lookout for some recommendations. As I’m such a bookworm I thought I’d Continue reading Book Review: Lilo loves top five summer holiday recommended reads 2013