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Indulgent Ricotta and Pea Bruschetta

Indulgent Ricotta and Pea Bruschetta

Toasted ciabatta topped with creamy ricotta and zesty mashed peas. I invite you to spoil yourself this weekend with a slice of Indulgent Ricotta and Pea Bruschetta for lunch. My Indulgent Ricotta and Pea Bruschetta epitomises what The Delectable Garden stands for: Creating delicious food from […]

Lavender Infused Gin

Lavender Infused Gin

It only takes four hours to create this heavenly scented Lavender Infused Gin. A few fresh lavender sprigs is enough to enrich a basic gin with an intense floral flavour, making the most interesting G&T I’ve ever tasted. Back to School You may have seen […]

The Delectable Garden Is 1

The Delectable Garden Is 1

I’m writing this post from The Delectable Garden. Looking at what I have manage to achieve in the garden, as well as thinking about all the amazing things that have happened as a result of the blog.  The past year has been crazy and gone […]

Elderflower Curd

Elderflower Curd

The sweet floral scent of elderflowers are currently flooding The Delectable Garden. Unfortunately it won’t be long before the flowers drop and berries start to grow. So I’m making the most of this brief period of summer by turning the heavenly scented flowers into delicious […]

Homemade Elderflower Cordial

Homemade Elderflower Cordial

The sweet natural floral flavour of Homemade Elderflower Cordial is far superior and cheaper than store bought. As well as being refreshing with ice-cold water, you can add a botanical splash to Prosecco or Gin and even make elderflower curd for cakes and scones. May […]

A Prosecco Getaway in London

A Prosecco Getaway in London

A Prosecco getaway in London filled with Italian food, theatre and rain!  Winner In my last blog I mentioned that I’d won two tickets to Prosecco Springs 2018, thanks to Bottega’s Facebook competition. In a blind panic I made all the arrangements for last weekend. […]

Rosemary and Lemon Botanical Gin

Rosemary and Lemon Botanical Gin

I celebrated the arrival of sun this week with Rosemary and Lemon Botanical Gin, barbecues and wine. Rosemary and Lemon Botanical Gin is an elegant and refreshing drink, perfect for sunny evenings in the garden.  Bert seeking the shade It’s been quite a busy and […]

Greek Inspired Beef Souvlaki

Greek Inspired Beef Souvlaki

Greek Inspired Beef Souvlaki are herby beef skewers packed full of flavour. On the table in under an hour makes them perfect for a cheeky mid-week BBQ.  The promise of warmer weather next week has excited the barbecuer in me. Barbecuing allows me to experiment […]

Create Your Own Herb Garden Window Box

Create Your Own Herb Garden Window Box

A herb garden window box is a beautiful way to inject colour, fragrance and wildlife into the smallest of outdoor spaces. Mine is conveniently located outside of the kitchen door, in a little courtyard area. My name is Lee and I’m a herbaholic, not by […]

Lemon and Thyme Curd

Lemon and Thyme Curd

Lemon and Thyme Curd- a homemade jar of sunshine and happiness. Thyme adds a floral hint to this creamy, tangy, Lemon and Thyme Curd. Ready in less than 30 minutes using only 5 ingredients you’ll find in your cupboards, you’ll never want to buy lemon […]