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Cornish Pasties, Butterfly and Tulip

04 Apr

It has been a beautiful day in so many ways. The sun shone and Daughter no 1 visited for the first time in a very long time. We cooked the frozen pasties that she had ordered some days ago and we ate them in the sun and Spring-filled garden. They were truly scrumptious.

Rowes pasties cooked at home

The warmth brought a butterfly to our garden.

Red Admiral butterfly

The Tulips are looking gorgeous.

 

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12 responses to “Cornish Pasties, Butterfly and Tulip

  1. commonprose

    April 12, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    Tried to order the pasties, but they don’t ship to the U.S. Dang!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      April 13, 2021 at 6:48 pm

      That’s a shame. We’ll make sure we have some in when you next visit. πŸ™‚

       
  2. Sandra

    April 6, 2021 at 9:40 am

    Sounds like an idyllic day 😊

     
  3. nrhatch

    April 5, 2021 at 9:27 pm

    Good food puts me in a good mood . . . especially when enjoyed with good company.

    Glad they went down a treat.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      April 6, 2021 at 10:48 am

      Absolutely. They were the best pasties I’d ever had! It was pleasing to be able to cook them from frozen at home and so the pastry was amazing, not having sat around. M left us two for later which was very lovely of her. πŸ™‚

       
  4. artfulcrone

    April 5, 2021 at 12:30 pm

    Oh, so hopeful! And beautiful! That orange tulip is especially lovely.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      April 7, 2021 at 9:41 am

      Glorious isn’t it? One of the best of the bunch. πŸ™‚

       
  5. Heyjude

    April 5, 2021 at 12:04 pm

    Going back to our exchange about tulips, some of mine that should be tall have come up very short too! Not quite sure why though some of the bulbs had gone a bit mouldy so that could explain it. Or maybe the compost. Other containers with older bulbs in seem fine!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      April 5, 2021 at 4:40 pm

      That’s very interesting. Those ones have died already too but the rest of the pot is lovely, tall and colourful with some buds still to open. I can’t remember the state of the bulbs, whether some were old looking! πŸ™‚

       
  6. Lulu

    April 5, 2021 at 10:54 am

    Hello, I have recently discovered your lovely blog. Cornish pasties and tulips in the garden – there is no better way to spend an Easter bank holiday weekend. Lulu of Long Mizzle Garden x

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      April 5, 2021 at 4:41 pm

      Thank you. Long Mizzle Garden sounds as if it might ne in Cornwall? πŸ™‚

       

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