This week marked the official start of summer. Not that you’d be able to tell, thanks to our Very British Weather. But that needn’t get us down. Our new book Appetizers is full of recipes to kick start every meal this summer, whatever the occasion. The zingy kick of lime in this delicious squid dish [...]
Despite the rather wet and dismal day, today (June 20) is the Summer Solstice, upon which the Wiccan festival of Litha is observed. Here we share some information about Litha from The Beginner’s Guide to Wicca by Kirsten Riddle, and a simple ritual you can follow to honor this point in the wheel of the [...]
The weather doesn’t quite seem to have been on board with National Picnic Week but that doesn’t matter! A floor-picnic indoors can be just as fun and this recipe from Will Torrent’s Afternoon Tea at Home is a great addition to any picnic, rain or shine!
One of the first things I learnt to make [...]
Giving a homemade gift makes the experience extra special (not to mention a homemade card – try this one!) and with Fathers’ Day just around the corner, we’ve got a lovely project for children (of all ages!) to make for their dads. In Hester Van Overbeek’s latest book Crafting With Mason Jars she suggests this [...]
Here at RPS and CICO Books towers we are very appreciative of gin so naturally we are very excited about Tristan Stephenson’s new book, The Curious Bartender’s Gin Palace. An ice cold G&T with a zingy garnish is pretty hard to beat in our books but sometimes the occasion calls for something a little fancier [...]