This year I finally managed to get a table at Lucknam Park for Mother’s Day – time for just Mama and Daughter to take a leisurely few hours to catch up on life, drink copious amounts of tea and eat delicate little cakes. Lucknam Park is an 18th century Palladian…

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With Mothers Day fast approaching, I thought I’d share this simple but incredibly delicious truffle recipe.  I made them at Christmas but used Baileys as the alcoholic base.  I thought I’d try the recipe with a sample bottle of X-Gin I had and was pleasantly surprised with the results! X-Gin…

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I’m not a bad cook but I’ll be the first to say I’m a rubbish baker!  When a friend shared with me her easy chocolate brownies, that were also suitable for John as they had no cows milk in them I thought I’d give them a go.  I tweaked them…

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It’s been a few months since Mark and Jane Slingo, together with their daughter Becki moved the Divine cafe from the outskirts of Calne into the centre.  Divine had been in Cherhill for 10 years but have been in their new home since October 2017.  With the help of Sandy…

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As you may have already read on previous blogs, we’ve just come home from a 3 week tour around New Zealand.  It’s been an absolute whistle stop tour and I wanted to share some of our adventures with you.  Our first port of call was Christchurch.  We stayed with friends…

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