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Recipes

Tuscan bean and tomato soup

Tuscan bean and tomato soup

This delicious Tuscan bean and tomato soup was inspired by the movie Under the Tuscan Sun.

Crafts

Mosaic table

mosaic template

The beautiful floor in Chocolat was our inspiration for the mosaic design for this table.

Starters and Sides

Chicken liver pâté with sweet and sour grapes

Chicken-liver-pate-with-sweet-and-sour-grapes

Prepare the grapes a few days before your party to give them time to pickle.

Desserts & Baking

Salted caramel and nut popcorn

Sweet

Mixing the old with the new makes for an interesting snack!

Desserts & Baking

Raspberry and rose ripple bombe Alaska

Raspberry Alaska

This decadently divine dessert will impress everyone!

Main Dishes

Sweet-and-sour pork meatballs

Sweet and sour pork meatballs

A hassle-free weeknight meal everyone will enjoy.

Décor

Softly romantic

Lampshade

This delicate lacy shade is ideal for a feminine bedroom. Use a low-watt bulb to create soft, romantic lighting.

Desserts & Baking

Sesame-and-peanut pancakes with Earl Grey syrup

Sesame-and-peanut pancakes with Earl Grey suryp

Tea not only restores our flagging spirits, it also works wonders at reviving this old-time favourite.

Crafts

Canister covers

Canister covers

Brighten up your desk or craft table with these easy-to-make fun French knitting canister covers.

Pantry

Make pickled ginger yourself

Pickled ginger

Store your homemade pickled ginger in the fridge until your next sushi evening.

Crafts

Chunky knitted blanket

Chunky knitted blanket

Knit yourself this warm chunky blanket in time to hibernate in the winter chill.

Recipes

Turkish delight mousse

Turkish delight mousse

You can tuck into this delicious dessert more than once without feeling guilty. Save it for the weekend!

Breakfast & Brunch

Chakalaka frittata

Chakalaka frittata

Ready to eat in half an hour. Beware the bite!

Starters and Sides

Floral delights: Rose syrup

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Make use of the rose blossoms in your garden to prepare a sweet-scented rose syrup.

Desserts & Baking

Step by step: Honey-nut yoghurt ice cream

Yoghurt ice cream

Follow our steps to make this luscious honey-nut yoghurt ice cream.

Crafts

Embroider a rose brooch

Rose brooch

Use a remnant of canvas from embroidery samplers to make this pretty brooch.

Crafts

Knit a jersey for a light

Knit a jersey for a light

Here is a simple idea for making over an old lampshade.

Crafts

Round floor cushions in three sizes

KussingWeb

Transform your living room this winter with cushions for your floor.

Recipes

Courgette and broccoli salad

Courgette and sprouting broccoli salad Featured

The nutrient-dense vegetables in this meal increase your chances of good health.

Desserts & Baking

Corn bread with jalapeños

Corn bread

Add some Mardi Gras magic to your weekend with this corn bread with a kick!

Crafts

Make cement pots for your plants

Cement pots

We show you step by step how to make these attractive pots for your plants.

Desserts & Baking

Chocolate and vanilla cheesecake

Baked cheesecake

Garnish this already gorgeous (and delicious!) cake with roses and berries.

Crafts

Make a dress-style apron

Pastel apron

The scalloped hem and frilly trim add a feminine touch to this pretty dress-style apron.

Crafts

Make your own paper

Rose-petal paper

Handmade paper is lovely and lends a special touch to whatever you use it for.

Breakfast & Brunch

Jar of layered ingredients

cookie-mix-feat

Spoil your friends and loved ones with this scrumptious homemade gift. Our beautiful lacy packaging ideas give an impressive finish.

Crafts

Quilt

Patchwork quilt

Create a dream bedroom with this homemade quilt, clearly stamped with your own distinctive style.

Crafts

Snowflake paper curtain

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Let everyone help cut out snowflakes – it’s a lovely family project.

Crafts

All hail the King of Kitsch

Tretchikoff

We show you a few clever ways to incorporate iconic Tretchikoff prints into your décor.

Pantry

Pickled fish

Kerrievis

This pickled fish will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 6 months.

Breakfast & Brunch

Cheese-filled French toast served with mushrooms and chorizo

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This breakfast dish is perfect to serve up as a special treat.