How to Create Natural Hand Dyed Easter Eggs

My maternal grandma, Omine, has always been an inspiration to me and Easter is a special time of year for our family. Tips of pale green are pushing their way through on all the trees and bushes and the air is beginning to lose its chill. Every Easter it’s a tradition in our family for Omine and all the grandchildren to colour hen eggs with natural dyes to decorate our breakfast table on Easter Sunday. Here’s our tried and tested family recipe that we’ve used over the years to create natural dyed eggs. You will need: White hens eggs 1 red cabbage (to create the…

How To Create A Beautiful Spring Table

Spring is finally here! What better time to gather friends and family for a delicious lunch – complete with seasonal flowers, crisp cotton napkins and beautiful place settings. We show you how to create a beautiful spring table… Start with the flowers – daffodils, narcissi and tulips are plentiful at the moment, either picked fresh from the garden or from your local florist. Trim the stems at an angle with a sharp knife or scissors, enabling the flowers to drink more water and prolonging the life of your blooms. Then gather into several small posies, twisting the bunch gently in your hand as you pick up the flowers. Then…