"I experimented many times before I finally hit the nail on the head and I popped the mix into a plastic butter dish
and put it into the fridge.
Products include a covered butter dish
, egg-shape candy box, votive candle holders, a bud vase, biscuit barrel, gravy boat , sugar and creamer set, napkin rings, salt and pepper sets, toasting flutes a coaster set and canape plates.
Glass-ribbed butter dish
, EUR17.50, www.labourandwait.co.uk; bread bin (set including five canisters), EUR24.75, Marmite with ceramic canister and spoon, EUR12.75, floral glass chopping board (comes with set of two cake tins), EUR14.25, all www.direct.tesco.com; red knife, EUR18.75, www.tkmaxx.com.
Farmhouse butter dish
pounds 4.99 (www.dunelm-mill.com)
With a huge array of products to compete with, Sophie, a mother of two, and the daughter of the designer Terence Conran will be hoping her offerings, which include plates, bowls, casserole dishes, a pestle and mortar, and a butter dish
, will be able to attract the 'celebrity mad' public.: Cookware-The Rivals:What will the new Sophie Conran for Portmeirion range be competing with?
An oversize mug, spoon rest, small canister, large platter, butter dish
and candlesticks are being added to Trailfinder, Cinnabar and Vintage Grape, while a small canister and spoon rest are new to Old Country Roses.
Farmhouse cockerel butter dish
pounds 4.99 (www.dunelm-mill.com, 0845 165 6565).
I have met hundreds of coeliacs through my work as a dietitian, but never met anyone who has been so sensitive as to need a separate fridge from the rest of the family, although it is good practice for sensitive coeliacs to use a separate butter dish
Accessories will be sold in gift boxes which include a salt and pepper set, sugar and creamer set, butter dish
with saucer and gravy boat with saucer.
John Rocha's Shade range of table ware: dinner plate, pounds 7, dessert plate, pounds 6, egg cup, pounds 3, butter dish
, pounds 14, teapot, pounds 15, creamer, pounds 7.50, espresso saucer, pounds 2.50, espresso cup, pounds 3.50, all www.debenhams.com
Hundreds and thousands butter dish
pounds 6.95 (www.tch.net, 0845 130 8229)
So the lone diner, for fear of turning into a slob, should set out the boiled egg on a clean tablecloth with a china cup and saucer, side plate, butter dish
, toast rack, starched white napkin, condiment set, cream jug, and egg spoon.