Oh – does that not look just too appealing for words? When Jane Smith, our illustrator drew this cover for us Italy was in the depths of pandemic lockdown. Jane told us that the couple with their glass of wine and their grissini at the table in front were two good friends of … [Read more...] about Simply Italian, Simply Gluten Free – a treat for coeliacs
In between garden-greening downpours last week our FreeFrom Skincare Awards judges did manage to sniff the jasmine on their way down to the garden for a quick cup of coffee. But for most of the week I fear they have been locked away sniffing frankincense and lavender and … [Read more...] about FreeFrom Skincare Awards in full judging swing
So, following on from all that bracken – where are we taking the FoodsMatter empire? I cannot deny that James' totally unexpected death in August has certainly made me think very carefully about what it is that we have been and should be doing. In purely practical terms, he … [Read more...] about Looking to the future
As many of you may know, over the last two years we have been 'going into publishing'. This was inspired by Alex (Gazzola) telling us how he had just self published a short manual on how not-to-write a book (Writing Your Non-Fiction Book: A Mistakes-Writers-Make guide) and how … [Read more...] about Berrydales Books – what’s in store….
I fear that I failed totally to take any pictures of the FoodsMatter summer party guests skipping the light fantastic, but I did manage to take some pictures of some of the food. And since some of it was really rather tasty, I thought I would give you the recipes. So here … [Read more...] about Summer garden party delicacies