Archive for April, 2015

  • My name is Melissa Rees. Originally from Suffolk, I met my husband Jeremy while living in Brixton. We moved to Shropshire in 1997 and have 3 daughters and a young son. Of course I love to cook but I wouldn’t be happy to be without writing, planting and reading.
  • "Hi Melissa, My friends and I want to thank you so much for your wonderful meal. We all thoroughly enjoyed your splendid food and were so impressed by how you managed it all so wonderfully and unobtrusively. It was also so kind of you to help our stranded friend while cooking for 25 simultaneously!! We couldn’t recommend you highly enough; a business like yours deserves to succeed. We had high expectations and you didn’t disappoint. Warm regards June"

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workshops in Shropshire

Have spent the whole day putting together proposals for workshops on subjects as varied as ‘Cooking on a budget’, ‘Mood Foods’ and ‘Summer Entertaining’. My head hurts. Must get some new glasses. But don’t the tulips look lovely? Like tutti fruity sweeties.

by Milly on April 29th, 2015
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April supper

So last night I gathered 7 friends for supper. Friday night is the new Saturday if you are a caterer who finds herself with no catering until Sunday lunch. Confused? It just means that last night I was able to cook for my friends, have...

by Milly on April 25th, 2015
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Rhubarb and nettles

Absolutely knackered after a punishing week in the cafe combined with catering on Thursday night. Still the garden is looking lovely today and I plan to get out and look after my little seedlings. I bless my green house despite the bubble-wrap patching up.  ...

by Milly on April 11th, 2015
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