The Friday List


Have a wonderful weekend everyone, I hope it is calm and bright and free of scary shopping centres. And if you have a moment, here are some links to articles and recipes I loved this week. Happy reading. Sx

Choosing connection not perfection this Christmas. Here here.

The gorgeous Jane from Shady Baker on Christmas balance.

T'is the season to be creative.

A bit of this and a bit of that from Fox's Lane.

As soon as it cools down a bit, I'm definitely going to plan a party like this.

I adored this round up of the best books to buy for food lovers - some all time favourites in here and new ones to look up too.

Gather and Feast is a new and very welcome discovery this week. Loving all the Christmas posts, and always up for a new playlist to follow!

These rosewater shortbreads would make pretty presents.

A little taste of an Irish Christmas.

Elderflowers are blooming at the moment. I'm going to hunt out the few bushes at the back of our farm this weekend and then make this lemonade.

Bacon strip cake for brunch this weekend? It looks loads better than it sounds. Promise.


  1. Good morning Sophie. Thanks for the kind mention and the other lovely links! I have picked 11kg of apricots this morning off my tree...our first real apricot crop. I am going to make your apricot and vanilla jam on the weekend; can't wait! I have been buying SO much sugar and butter lately...all in the name of Christmas baking and making. Wishing you a calm and bright weekend too xx

  2. Good morning! Thank you for including my 'books to buy for food lovers' post! glad you liked it :) Best wishes!


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