Simple and in Season

simpleseason

Join a thriving community of home cooks who love to share their seasonal creations. Simple and in Season is a monthly food blogging event by the lovely Ren over at Ren Behan where you are invited to link up any of your seasonal recipe posts – anywhere in the world! I am delighted to be guest hosting the challenge this month. Join a thriving community of home cooks who love to share their seasonal creations! Bookmark recipes for later use if ...

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Recipes

Lemon Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

Lemon Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

Rosemary-infused olive oil lends a savory note to this Mediterranean inspired bundt cake. A few months ago I mentioned on Facebook that I needed to get out of the house more. Full time blogging can be a lonely occupation with hours and hours spent by oneself experimenting with food in the ...

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Crete Summer Salad with Figs & Goats Cheese

Cretan Summer Salad with Figs & Goat’s Cheese

In collaboration with Villa Plus. I do believe spring is officially upon us, here in Shetland. The days are growing longer, and my eldest and I noticed that the sky was still bright to the west come 10:30 pm recently as we were driving back from our sea kayaking lessons in the local pool (we're ...

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Crafts

DIY Super Mario Birthday Party Invitation {Full Tutorial}

DIY Super Mario Bros Birthday Party Invitation {A Step-by-Step Tutorial}

Impress your guests before they even get to the party with these DIY invitations! I never had a birthday party growing up. I don't know if birthday parties just weren't the done thing in Canada back in the late 80's/early 90's, but I never attended any of my classmates' parties either, not that I was even aware of them having any. Don't get me wrong, there was always a birthday cake and a ...

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Adventures

St Ninians aerial view, Shetland

Treasure Hunting at St. Ninian’s Isle

A whole lot of science and a little bit of cake.  The beauty of waking up each morning, for me, is that bit after you dreamily return to reality and that subsequent anticipation of what might happen that day. It's a new day! What adventures could possibly lay before you in the following 24 ...

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Melby Fish Beds

Fossil Hunting at the Melby Fish Beds

Going back in time to a Middle Devonian lake bottom! It's the Easter Holidays. I completely forgot about the Easter Holidays until the Thursday before the schools broke up for the Spring Break. This meant that I had to take the kids to work with me (there being no childminders around where I ...

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Latest Video

Elizabeth's Kitchen Diary is a Froothie Ambassador - meaning you will find affiliate links for the Optimum 9400 blender throughout this website where I have used it to prepare a recipe. This means that if you decide to purchase a blender through these links I will get a commission from the sale. Using these links for your purchase helps support my family - thank you!

I hope you enjoy the video my husband over at Audioboy Productions and I made. Who says you can't play with your food! You can read the full review of the Optimum 9400 blender here.