Posts tagged ‘Fortnum & Mason’

March 5, 2013

Yummy Mummy

fortnums rosie lee with fortnums bone china mug

 

 

 

Rosie Lee miniature roses spray presented in a Fortnum & Mason fine bone china mug, £45

This Sunday is Mother’s Day in Britain.  My mother’s experience of the special Sunday has evolved from breakfast trays of soggy cereal and cold eggs served when my sister and I were little to a rather more tasty and charming affair now that we’re older.  If you’re stuck for ideas here are a few that might help:

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December 15, 2011

Mulled Wine & Mince Pies

The best aromas of Christmas must be that of mulled wine and warm mince pies.  Since I will spend Christmas in Delhi (sniff) I’ll share a taste of what I will miss, you cannot beat my mulled wine recipe – try and see for yourself.

You will need the following:

2 bottles of good red wine – I use cab sauv which works really well.  It is a myth that you can use rubbish wine.  Repeat after me: rubbish wine = rubbish mulled wine.

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April 28, 2011

Truly Scrumptious

Like the lyrics of a Mary Poppins song, this hamper from Fortnum & Mason is truly scrumptious and should help with wedding picnics and afternoon tea.

I love picnics, my mum would always organise huge ones for the family with all us cousins munching sandwiches, crisps and samosas

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