Home Life

Home is where the heart is – use these pages to explore interior design and renovations, gather tips on entertaining guests at home, learn how to grow things and nurture your outdoor space and be inspired by our archive of recipes that we’ll be adding to every week.

Foolproof pancakes

Fluffy American Style or Lacy crêpes, we’ve got you covered

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Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Day – whatever you call it and however you celebrate it, there’s no denying the child-like joy that comes with being able, nay expected, to eat pancakes for dinner….

Spicy Black Beans + Veggie Sprinkles

Just don’t call it bowl food

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Less a recipe and more a suggestion, this is my go to lunch when I’m working from home. A few minutes prep and then the beans can be left to simmer on the stove until thickened…

The Only Scone Recipe You will Ever Need

(and the right way to top them!)

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that if you want to start a fight in the West Country, one need only express an opinion regarding scones, pasties, or clotted cream. Nothing gets a Cornish man more…

Thai Coconut, Butternut and Lentil Soup

Made with homemade khao soi paste

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After feasting on my Crunchy Squash Tacos on Tuesday, I was left with a surplus of butternut squash (it was a big ‘un!), and rather than let anything go to waste, yesterday lunchtime I threw together…