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Making Christmas Puddings (Gluten Free, Virtually Fat Free and No Added Sugar)

It’s that time of the year when baking and making turns to Christmas. I doubled up the ingredients in the video, but here they are to make a approximate 2.5 pint pudding: 225g whole sultanas (minced) 225g whole sultanas 225g … Continue reading

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Making Jams and Jellies

It’s that time of year when the preserving pan comes out and I turn some of the produce from the allotment and elsewhere into preserves: jams, chutneys, jellies, and pickles. I made some pumpkin and ginger jam (which always turns … Continue reading

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Dorset Apple Cake

I had a gift of a bag full of cooking apples at the weekend, and made a couple of different things. First an apple crumble, and then also a Dorset Apple Cake. I recorded the apple cake production (see below). … Continue reading

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The Rain Came

On Friday I recorded this short allotment update: We had a little rain overnight on Friday, and a little more on Saturday afternoon. On Sunday we had rain pretty much the entire day. As I sit at my desk writing … Continue reading

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Percy Sweeps The Chimney

We’d been having problems with flies over the last few days. There were way more getting into the house than is normal, and even with the hot weather it was abnormal. I was pretty sure that this meant something had … Continue reading

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Allotment & Potting Shed Update 13th July 2018

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First Tomato Taste Test of 2018

The tomatoes in the potting shed are starting to ripen, it’s only been 7 1/2 weeks since they were planted out and they’re good to be eaten.

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