Author Archives: Charlotte

How to Make a Christmas Wreath

I’ve just discovered some great instructions on how to make a Christmas wreath via the HomeLife blog. Just to ring the changes, this wreath is made with jasmine greenery, which of course would smell wonderful as your guests wait at … Continue reading

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Cocktails for Christmas. (And a non-alcoholic one too.)

    Cocktails are fabulous for a Christmas party.  You can serve them pre-lunch.  You can serve them pre-dinner. And of course, cocktails always hit the right note at a party. Being greeted by a tray of enticing drinks makes … Continue reading

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Stocking Fillers for Men: 10 Useful Ideas

If it’s true that men are all little boys at heart, then it’s all the more reason to pander to the little boy in them and make sure that Father Christmas has left an intriguing, knobbly Christmas stocking full of … Continue reading

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Christmas shopping at The Scandinavia Show

At EKC, we try and get to show at as many fairs as possible, because that way our customers can see our kitchen accessories for themselves.  Mail order by internet is very handy and convenient, but you sometimes need to … Continue reading

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Planning for Christmas Fairs

Last week The Blonde Exec was busy with her stall at the Ludlow Food Festival where our Food Bowl Covers were an absolute HIT! Now autumn is here and our minds are turning to what we’re going to show at … Continue reading

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Holiday reading and bookshelves of unread books

I’m in that happy phase of packing up to go on holiday and browsing in my bookshelves for books to pack. I’m looking for those books that I’ve a) Bought and have been meaning to read b) Books that literary … Continue reading

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Wooden bread bins, a bread loaf recipe and why it’s the details that make your kitchen

According to The  Sunday Times Home section published last weekend, it’s “the details that make the difference” in your kitchen.  Items like the toaster you choose (Dualits are top of the list), kettles, knife blocks, and bread bins.  That’s what … Continue reading

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Our Kitchen Storage Cabinet. (Or How To Get Organised In One Easy Step.)

  A kitchen storage cabinet from Ella’s Kitchen Company is the perfect way to get your home organised. Okay, so it won’t walk the dog, chauffeur the kids around, cook dinner or read your book club book for you.  (Although … Continue reading

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Delicious Plum Jam Recipe

This is a very easy recipe for making delicious plum jam.  Or plum preserve. There seems to be a glut of plums at the moment.  Whilst it’s wonderful to eat them straight from the tree when they’re at their sweetest, … Continue reading

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Summer Homewares Sale

We’re holding a summer homewares sale at the moment, to make room in our warehouse for all the exciting new kitchen equipment that’s coming on board in the Autumn and for Christmas. So, until 1st August 2011, prices are reduced … Continue reading

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