For the love of three oranges

Or to be more precise four oranges, a pomegranate and some cranberries. At the beginning of December I begin to haunt the islands' two supermarkets waiting for the arrival of pomegranates and fresh cranberries. These jewel like fruits are part of the essence of Christmas and, with spices, bring a touch of the exotic to… Continue reading For the love of three oranges

Breakfast by Moonlight

The winter solstice is rapidly approaching and the days are getting shorter. The sun does not rise until 9.00 am and when there is heavy cloud the mornings are very dark. Fortunately the moon is still high at 8.00 am ¬†and although it is waning it casts a silvery light across the sea. So as… Continue reading Breakfast by Moonlight