All the joys of Christmas
This year’s Fair will bring the pages of the magazine to life at Islington’s BDC from. Come along to meet makers, designers, artisans and growers and discover to delight your loved ones, as well as inspired ideas and decorations to bring that magical Christmas sparkle to your home.
And if, like us, you think thatand are the most important ingredients for creating a , the Fair’s lively programme of talks and demonstrations will prove to be a great source of .
News from CL
A refreshing lemon and ginger marmalade, which can be made at any time of year. Preparation: 25 minutes, plus standing Cooking: 1 hour Makes about 2kg Ingredients 700g unwaxed, thin-skinned lemons (about 6-7) 60g piece fresh root ginger, sliced 1.4kg granulated sugar 3 balls stem ginger, diced Method 1. Peel the lemons with a vegetable […]
A hearty pasty that’s perfect for a warming autumn lunch. Preparation: 45 minutes, plus chilling Cooking: 1 hour 10 minutes Serves 6 Ingredients For the pastry 115g butter 375g plain flour 115g beef or vegetable suet For the filling 1 leek, finely sliced 25g butter 350g butternut squash, diced 1 tbsp plain flour 100ml Madeira […]
Wool Week 2015 is another chance to celebrate this most traditional of fibres Here at Country Living magazine, we love all things woolly, from the source to the store. We have always lauded the Campaign for Wool’s annual celebration of the fibre and all it can produce, and this year – the sixth – is […]
The new plastic bag tax in England finally comes into effect today, Monday 5 October. Shoppers in Ireland, Scotland and Wales have long been used to carrying a long-life bag with them or face an average 5p charge for a plastic one. The result has been a dramatic fall in single-use carrier bags – the […]