An astonishing array of pickles and preserves grew out of this weekend - with cooking from Kurdistan, Malaysia, Sudan, Stroud, Brimscombe and Bristol! Where there is a kitchenful of talented, taste-discerning women, there will be plenty of delicious food and conversation. The Hill House pickle and recipe book has begun.
Mixed Pickles and Multicultural Chutneys
20th-21st October 2018 Perhaps every culture in the world has traditional methods of preserving food for lean times. This is a weekend to learn from each other, share recipes from round the world and make seasonal pickles and chutneys to take away. Besides European enthusiasts, we hope to have Sudanese and Kurdish experts on hand.... Continue Reading →
Friends Afternoon 18th August – Cream Teas and Cardamom
Lovely afternoon and company – from Amberley, Rodborough, Nailsworth, Stroud and Bristol. Many interested visitors came to Hill House for the first time. Ginger scones, cardamom cake, strawberries and cream and the highly acclaimed pancakes cooked on the spot by JP. Gleams of sunshine, and many offers of help for the hill house project, and ideas for... Continue Reading →
Celebrate in solidarity!
We had a fabulous evening at the Amberley Parish Rooms 19th July : Celebrate! World Music and Food Many thanks to Amberley Peace and Justice Group for hosting this event, to Lorraine Ayensu Refugee Arts for booking the musicians, and Moveable Feast for the meal. Thanks too to Bristol City of Sanctuary for co-sponsorship and... Continue Reading →
The garden at Hill House has lots of potential - for growing vegetables and fruit, flowers and herbs. There are large open grass areas, some woodland with huge species trees, and wild areas. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy it, and help to develop it. Please be in touch if you have... Continue Reading →