Read our potted history of the trusty, tireless denim jacket in April’s issue of The Simple Things? Investing in a classic denim jacket should see years of wear. But what to wear with it? Here are our top denim jacket style picks. Clockwise from top left: 1. Go nautique with a classic Breton tee, Toast £49… Continue reading
From large family-friendly properties to romantic boltholes, New Forest Living offers a collection of luxury holiday cottages across the New Forest National Park. For a taste of what the New Forest has to offer, New Forest Living is giving one lucky new Facebook liker the chance to win this wonderful artisan hamper worth £150, filled… Continue reading
10% off bookings at beautiful holiday cottage: Cappele Cottage, Snowdonia Standing alone in a peaceful valley, Cappele Cottage near Corwen, Snowdonia effortlessly mixes contemporary style with rustic character. Cappele’s idyllic location is perfect for hiking and biking in the Snowdonia Hills or simply relaxing and romancing and enjoying some of the wonderful food that Wales has… Continue reading
River Cottage’s head chef explains why home-grown asparagus is worth waiting for, in April’s issue of The Simple Things. “We’ve been waiting three years for our asparagus bed at River Cottage to yield anything considered ripe for cutting,” says Gillon Meller. “Patience, our gardener insists, is the watchword when growing this delicate little plant.” “The… Continue reading
Bomboloni: delightful to say, even more delightful to eat. And possibly even onomatopoeic, if you attempt to exclaim “bloomin’ lovely!” while you’re eating them! Doughnuts fulfil a basic human craving the world over and countless countries have their own spin on them – there’s the French beignet, the Turkish tulumba and the Israeli sufganiya to name but a fraction…. Continue reading
We are delighted to announce that we’ve teamed up with Kirstie Allsopp and Hobbycraft to bring you The Handmade Fair, coming this September to Hampton Court Palace! Join The Handmade Fair mailing list to get all the latest updates and for access to the ticket pre-sale.
Birdsong doesn’t just sound lovely – it’s also good for us. Have a listen to our some of favourite birdsong music
Get everyone’s favourites on the table with our laid-back Easter brunch, featuring a new take on an old classic: brioche hot cross buns
Add colour to your kitchen and flavour to your food…and win some brilliant freebies along the way!
With four cake and biscuit recipes to choose from, April’s issue of The Simple Things is a baker’s dream come true. Want more? These dark chocolate and raspberry tarts are pastry perfection