Celebrating iconic design

I was privileged to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the setting up of a new exhibition showcasing the work of one of the UK’s most influential designers – the man behind the Routemaster bus and the re-design of the AGA cooker.

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Christmas recipe: Mince Pies

It doesn’t feel like Christmas until I’ve eaten my first mince pie and  they don’t come any better than those made by the lovely Louise Walker. Here, as a festive treat for everyone is her brilliant recipe…

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Recipe: Smoked Salmon Blinis

When the children were small Christmas Day began with a hearty breakfast. The children would fidget their way through, desperate to see the presents under the tree and even more desperate to rip open the packaging.

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