Sadly, I couldn’t make it home to America for Christmas this year. But with my trip stateside now just a couple of months away, I spent my holidays in the next best place – my home-way-from-home in the Cotswold countryside.
Before the onslaught of Christmas dining began, I fancied starting things off with a healthy salad at Daylesford Organic. It’s an adorable little farmshop near Kingham with a delightful cafe. Only trouble was by the time we sat down for lunch, all the best salads were already sold out. Leaving me with my second not-so-healthy choice, a twice-baked Daylesford Blue cheese soufflé. Go figure.
I love this place. A working organic farm, serving food that changes every day, depending on the weather and the time of year. Truly seasonal British fare.
On Christmas Eve, we had to get stuck right in helping prep for dinner. On the menu this year, Christmas goose – glazed with honey, and stuffed with apples and rosemary.
Merry Christmas everyone! I hope Santa spoiled you all. xx