The Best Homemade Lemonade Recipe

On a hot summer’s day there is nothing like a glass of ice cold homemade lemonade. So why not get juicing with this quick and easy homemade lemonade recipe. It really is the best! This recipe has been adapted from the wonderful Irish chef, Darina Allen. It’s ridiculously simple. First you make a sugar syrup, or ‘stock’. For the Lemon-Infused Stock Syrup (makes 800ml) 450g sugar 600ml water Peel of 1-2 lemons Add several slices of lemon peel to the water. Dissolve the sugar in the water over a gentle heat and bring to the boil. Boil for two minutes, then allow it…

cherry cotton tea towel on a table with a bowl of cherries

Design Inspiration: Cherry

This quintessential summer fruit has always been a favourite.    There is something so deliciously tempting about their plump, juicy redness you can’t help but eat the whole bowl. Cherries are an iconic image, and have long been used in everything from fashion and beauty to pop art. Hockney, Warhol and Lichtenstein have all fallen for these sweet, summer treats. So designing the new Cherry print for our range of homewares and accessories has been a particularly delicious project. We spent a long time mixing inks to get the exact shade of luscious red for the cherries and a lighter pink for the fill behind the leaves. We’ve designed this nostalgic…

Pink Jelly and Cake screenprinted kitchen gift set

The Wedding Gift List

Looking for a really special and alternative gift for the happy couple? We’ve curated a Wedding Gift List full of unique, beautiful and practical presents that are sure to delight the newly weds.   Feather Their Nest They’ve already got the china and cutlery sorted – so why not treat the happy couple to a present with real wow-factor, like a pair of classic hardwood deckchairs, a statement lampshade or a set of beautiful, screen printed cushions in one of our signature designs? Bundles of Love The perfect starter kit for the newly weds, each of our Kitchen Essentials bundle contains an apron…

Patisserie Makes Perfect!

It’s Patisserie Week on the Great British Bake Off, so what better way to celebrate than with our favourite patisserie baker Angela, of foodie blog Patisserie Makes Perfect. We first came across Angela on social media – she’s a big fan of Thornback & Peel, but also turned out to have a rather gorgeous blog of her own. Patisserie Makes Perfect is one woman’s journey to perfect the art of patisserie, viennoiserie, cakes, biscuits and all the crème pat and buttercream you could eat. Full of delicious images and tempting recipes, we were immediately hooked! Prepare to indulge…. T&P: Hi…