During the festive season with all the plump turkeys and fillets of beef on the table, it is easy to forget about the vegetarian guests. So you don’t get caught short this year we thought we’d share our delicious nut roast with you. Filled with fresh herbs, chopped nuts and mature cheddar cheese, it makes a wonderful alternative, even for the meat eaters amongst you. What’s more – a vegetarian dish has such less impact on the natural environment, it really is worth a try this year.
It’s not long now until our favourite event on the festive-foodie calendar: Padstow Christmas Festival, which will, as ever, be filled with the finest foods, drinks and chefs from across the South West. This year we’re proud to say our head chef, Mike Francis will be gracing the Festival stage on Thursday 7th December at 4pm.
Yvonne Coomber is a British contemporary artist based in South Devon. She has collections all over the world and her highly sought-after flowerscape paintings sing of tumbling hedgerows, tangled meadowlands, open moorland and magical forests. Yvonne’s artwork transports the viewer to an effervescent place of happiness.
As soon as the clocks go back and the leaves on the trees start to fall, our thoughts turn to winter and the creature comforts of indoors. There’s such a joy in escaping home, kicking off your boots and warming up by the fire, watching the storms outside.
As part of our Babymoon Giveaway with Marie Louise Maternity, Senior Midwife Marie Louise has kindly provided her expert advice for the Scarlet Journal for soon-to-be-parents. Here, she discusses one of the simple ways birth partners can comfort mothers and babies.
As part of our Babymoon Giveaway with Marie Louise Maternity, Senior Midwife Marie Louise has kindly provided her expert advice for the Scarlet Journal for soon-to-be-parents. Here is her definitive guide to what you need to pack in your hospital bag.
Long gone are the days when food in Cornwall was limited to parcels of fish and chips and Cornish pasties (although, after a brisk walk on a windy cliff top, there isn’t much better). The South West is now well renowned for it’s exciting and ground-breaking food offerings. Along with annual food and drink festivals, artisan producers, pop-ups, feast nights and foodie clubs, there are several award-winning restaurants dotted around the county offering outstanding dining experiences.
Here is our guide to our favourite fine dining restaurants in Cornwall:
Savour the warmth of summertime and do something different with your loved one. With just a little preparation you can create a real date to remember – share a new experience together, spend time watching the sunrise, or just bathe in the sunshine. Here are a few of our ideas to get you started…