A LOVELY MESSAGE FROM REVEREND HEATHER BUCKLEY

Last weekend saw the village of Goostrey, bedecked with bunting, and on Saturday morning, there was an air of anticipation and tremor of excitement, for the new Rose Queen, and Rose Bud Queen due to be crowned after a year of waiting! It was slightly chilly that morning, but the clouds soon parted, and the […]

A TASTE OF ROME, ITALY

This week’s virtual travel takes us to the romantic city of Rome, here is why! With its unparalleled history, Rome is the third most visited city in Europe and the fourteenth worldwide. It attracts visitors from all over the world who are impatient to discover the city’s impressive monuments and sites; not to mention its […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – POACHED DUCK EGGS WITH ENGLISH ASPARAGUS

This week’s Spring favourite is: Poached duck eggs with English asparagus, cured ham and grain mustard dressing Serves 4. Ingredients 4 duck eggs  2 tbsp of white wine vinegar 16 asparagus spears salt black pepper 25g of grain mustard 50ml of olive oil 10ml of white wine vinegar 1 1/2 tbsp of honey To Plate  […]

PHOTO COMPETITION TIME THEME!

Now that we see the light at the end of the tunnel, we invite you to snap away with your cameras this Spring and coming Summer, to capture a moment in time. The theme being Goostrey village scenes and folks. We would like to know why your picture inspires you, so please send in a […]

WE WISH YOU A HAPPY EASTER!

Easter is a time for new beginnings, new hopes and new joys. We wish all our readers a Happy Easter and may you feel the hope and happiness during this joyful Easter holiday! We will leave you with this quote; ‘Easter comes lifting our hearts with its promise of new beginnings.’     Sarah McNaught […]

A TASTE OF PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Prague, Czech Republic. Prague, lying at the heart of Europe, it is one of the continent’s finest cities and the major Czech economic and cultural centre. The city has a rich architectural heritage that reflects both the uncertain currents of history in Bohemia and an urban life […]

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – APPLE AND ALMOND PUDDING CAKE

This is Karen’s successful and easy dessert and her family and friends always love it. It can be served warm or cold and with custard, cream or ice cream. Serves 8 Ingredients 150 g unsalted butter (softened) 125 g caster sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp almond extract 75 g white or whole meal self raising […]

A TASTE OF LISBON, PORTUGAL

This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Lisbon, Portugal’s hilly, coastal capital city. Lisbon is known for its wide glittering river, limpid skies, steep cobbled streets, palaces, churches (and a castle, of course), tiles in pink, mint and indigo, and cheap, fresh, grilled sardines to eat outside a tasca (bar) in the sun. It’s a […]

A TASTE OF SEVILLE SPAIN

  This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Seville, the city known for its antique charm, steamy-hot summers and mild winters. Seville is a bijou city with its fabulous food, Gothic and Renaissance architecture, and exotic flamenco rhythms, it never fails but to charm and seduce. History oozes throughout its very pores, with ancient […]

Recipe of the week – CHICKEN AND CHORIZO JAMBALAYA 

Local lady Karen Brooke, enjoys cooking, and has given the readers of Love Goostrey this week some inspiration for a family meal, with her very own dish: CHICKEN AND CHORIZO JAMBALAYA   A Cajun-inspired rice one pot recipe, with spicy Spanish CHORIZO sausage, sweet peppers and tomatoes. This dish is a super easy meal for […]