Convivial Conversation

A jovial snippets, a light hearted bit of chit chat and a smattering of idle gossip from Chez Charlie.

Shortbread, chocolate and manchego recipe

Now we consider shortbread as a delightful biscuit that is adored by everyone, perfectly sweet and crumbly. Delicious! This recipe […]

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Christmas In Your Kitchen

The festive season is finally here and everyone is getting ready and hopefully enjoying the run up to the special […]

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Out & about in Petersfield

Petersfield is an ancient market town set in the beautiful countryside of the South Downs. It is host to a […]

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White chocolate and saffron truffle recipe

’Tis the season for indulgence! What better than some rich, soft and creamy truffles as an after-dinner treat? Have a […]

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English Muffins Recipe

There’s nothing quite like a soft, warm toasted English muffin smothered in butter in the morning. Or perhaps with a […]

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Out & About In Petworth

Petworth is a small rural town nestled in the heart of West Sussex. The beautiful cobbled streets and range of […]

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Mushroom Soup Recipe by KitchenAid

Feeling chilly or run down? There is nothing that a rich and creamy bowl of soup can’t help with! Autumn […]

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Sloe Gin and Champagne Fizz Cocktail Recipe

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, champagne has its very own day! This is a cause for celebration so naturally it’s time […]

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Celebrating International Coffee Day with Cupsmith

International Coffee Day, on the 1st of October, celebrates coffee and everyone involved in the process of that steamy hot […]

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Turmeric, Coconut & Purple Cauliflower Fish Curry by Le Creuset

This Fish and Cauliflower Curry by Le Creuset with its vibrant flavour and colour will tingle your tastebuds for sure. 

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British Seasonal Produce Calendar in Celebration of British Food Fortnight

Saturday 21st September marked the start of the British Food Fortnight, which is the biggest annual national event celebrating our […]

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Autumn Cauliflower Recipe by DerKern

Autumn is coming. As August ends, it’s the perfect time to start harvesting cauliflower.

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Our Top Local Pubs & Eateries

Part of settling in is getting to know the area – and the bit we love most is finding little […]

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Apple & Blackberry Frangipane Recipe

Baking isn’t just for the colder months – this is the perfect afters recipe for your Sunday BBQs or any […]

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