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herb seedlings in pascale smets' greenhouse
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2020’s veg varieties

g before I had a vegetable garden or greenhouse I was really interested in different vegetable varieties and used to peruse seed catalogues longingly in the same way my husband studied car brochures full of fancy cars we were never going to own. Even though we still don’t have a fancy car, we do have a vegetable garden and greenhouse. read more
Pascale Smets' Easter table decorated with chocolate and sweets
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pascale smets’ belgian Easter Spring is finally here, the daffodils are nearly over, the tulips are out and the flower bed in my vegetable garden is bursting with Spring flowers, perfect for…

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an orange chicken recipe for mother's day
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mother’s day

Mother’s day a special recipe and gift ideas Mother’s Day is nearly upon us. I’m lucky enough to be a mother myself and I know how important it is to…

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Steak au poivre - recipe for Valentine's Day
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A Valentine’s day Dinner from Paris, 1987

In my twenties fresh out of College I lived and worked in Paris as a fashion designer. My then boyfriend (now husband) was a pizza waiter/would be cartoonist and would come and visit whenever he could scrape together the coach fare – it was all glamour in those days… read more
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Memory tree

I once read that the architect John Pawson likes his houses so minimal and clutter free, he doesn’t even allow family photos, his wife has to keep them in a drawer. This is very much not my style. We seem to never stop accumulating ‘stuff’, most of it is tat but some things look cool and have meaning and those are the things I want to keep, at least for a little while. I think this is even more the case with children. read more


Crab Apples – Flowers, Foliage and Fruit A SEASONAL TABLE ARRANGEMENT AND A CRAB APPLE JELLY RECIPE They look like winter cherries Crab apples to decorate  I absolutely love crab…

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Christmas 2019 gift guide Pascale Store
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pascale store’s christmas gift guide

Pascale Store’s Christmas Gift Guide . Whether it’s finding the perfect standout ‘big’ present, packing a sock with stocking fillers or choosing a thoughtful gift for your homeware-loving loved one, the Pascale Store Christmas gift guide has something for everyone. read more
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Behind the Scenes

This summer my Pa turned 90. The family gathered, as they do every summer, to celebrate in South-West France. The event was photographed for The Telegraph Magazine by the talented and delightful Nicolas Blandin. read more
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Corinne de Haas

For more than 27 years Corinne de Haas has been producing fabulous handmade ceramics from her studio in Cape Town, South Africa. Her bowls, platters, citrus squeezers and oven-to-tableware, while truly special, are nevertheless specifically designed for everyday use. read more
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The Mighty Beetroot

I absolutely love Beetroot, but I think it’s a bit like the Royal family, it divides opinion – you either love it or don’t see the point. My daughter Mary recently asked “Why would I eat something that tastes like dirt with sugar?” read more