Tag Archives: Jubilee

Parsley Pinwheels

I was searching for some recipes for food to make for the Jubilee party and found these. British butter? Check. British Parsley? Check. British bread? Done! ————————————- Parsley Pinwheels Recipe – taken from Rose Elliott’s New Complete Vegetarian Ingredients 60g unsalted butter, softened 2tbsp parsley, finely chopped 1tsp hot water 5-6 slices bread, white or […]

Emma Bridgewater Jubilee Cross stitch (updated 25.05.2012 and 05.06.2012)

Ok, so you know I said I was practicing my cross stitching ready to make that Emma Bridgewater pattern…. I finally bit the bullet, bought the threads (and some nice linen to sew it onto), and got on with it! It started with something resembling Hieroglyphs…. Then once I started to add the other colours… […]

Jubilee Buns

Ahh Queenie, how glad we are to have you. And this year you have ruled this land (although I guess you are more of a figurehead these days than a full “off with their heads!” type ruler than the first Elizabeth) for 60 years. Cor blimey! This recipe I found in one of my books […]

Cross-stitching a flag: updated 15.04.2012

I wanted to do another little cross stitch project, and with the Jubilee coming up, I was feeling extra British… So I drew out the Union Jack flag on some squared paper… Cut a piece of 22 count fabric… edged and with the centre lines sewn on… I first started with one quadrant, and the […]