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Tag: #UK

A royal visit this weekend

The island has been preparing for a visit from the Duchess of Cambridge. But yesterday changes were announced and this weekend Prince William is due to visit a tiny island in the heart of the Mediterranean to celebrate Independence Day And as there is no better Ambassador for British Cooking than Delia Smith, here is one of my favourites for the occasion. The old … Read More A royal visit this weekend

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European Elections and Chris’ Eton Mess … (gluten free)

This week’s paper Across the Atlantic, they say that Europeans do not care about the EU election as there is an estmated average of 43% turn out. And on the island we are expecting a turnout of around 72%. Europe matters to people here. And today we go to a different island in Europe and visit the UK. Chris now lives in Eastbourne and … Read More European Elections and Chris’ Eton Mess … (gluten free)

Healthy and hearty Shepherds Pie …

On the island we are starting to see the slow approach of fall. Summer lingers here for another month or so, but gone is the intense heat and heavy humidity. The sun shines, the sun always shines, this is the island of sunshine and of all good things in life. When we lived in the UK, Shepherds Pie was my family’s firm favorite in … Read More Healthy and hearty Shepherds Pie …