Notes from Rose Cottage

Rose Cottage – Rose Cake

Rose Cottage – Rose Cake

Many of my workshops have a full Afternoon Tea Included, so I thought, Rose Cottage Floristry and Flower School needs a signature cake, so what better than a Rose Cake, so after much experimentation, I tried it out on last week’s workshop – a bit of a risk, but thank goodness it went down well

Damson Gin

Damson Gin

Gin is so on trend at the moment so I thought I would have a bit of an experiment and make some with the Damsons from my tree. Its so easy to make, in fact I could get quite hooked on this and experimenting with flavours too. Naturally, I have to make some Damson and

The nicest things are made with love

flower arrangement

I just love creating things, whether it’s a flower arrangement, a cushion, or a delicious cake.  I enjoy it most when I have time – time to leisurely be creative and really feel absorbed in what I am doing without distractions.  It just isn’t the same when I am time bound and have to rush

A bit of a Jam!

A bit of a Jam

Here at Rose Cottage today, it’s been all about Jam and Chutney, we have a lovely Damson Tree and Damsons are part of the Rose family so fits in lovely with Rose Cottage, so armed with stepladder and bowl we have been gathering the succulent beauties, though a little bit tart to eat straight from