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15 Wonderful Picture Books for Children

By A Little Birdie

Few things are better than a ripping good yarn. Here’s a selection of some of our favorite stories for little ones!

One of the things we most love to give to children is books. Why? Well, we have so many marvelous memories of fabulous stories read to us wh... Read more

10 Children's Books for Christmas

By Mary Murphy

If you're looking to give a bit of Christmas magic to a wee one in your life - look no further than these ten books!

Amidst all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s very easy to for the days to fly by lickety-split. But, in the run-up to Chri... Read more

9 of My Favorite Books About Cheese

By Mary Murphy

When I worked as a cheesemonger, these books proved to be invaluable sources of information and inspiration.

Some years ago, when I set out to train as a pastry chef, I knew little about cheese beyond the fact that I loved it. In some restaurants -... Read more

What Is Furoshiki?

By A Little Birdie

Furoshiki is the Japanese art of wrapping gifts (among other items) with cloth.

There are many gift wrapping traditions out there but, we must confess, one of our favorites has to be furoshiki, the Japanese practice of w... Read more

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