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Caramelised Onion and Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

This is a lovely cuddle of a soup. Sweet and warming. You’ll need: A medium to large butternut squash Two medium white onions Demerara sugar One to one-and-a-half pints of vegetable stock Large bunch of parsley Olive oil Salt & … Continue reading

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The Week That Was #1 – I’m Back

So I’ve made a decision to try and get back to posting at least once a week. I’m going to ditch the old format of the “Quick Links” posts but stick with the premise of reviewing the previous week. We’ll … Continue reading

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Caramelised Onion, Feta & Beetroot Tart

At the weekend I was down on the allotment and dug the last of the beetroot from the plot (I wanted to dig over that part of the plot in preparation for the new growing season). There were quite a … Continue reading

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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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Christmas Red Cabbage

I love red cabbage at any time of the year, but it’s even better when you enhance it’s flavour. I found this recipe on YouTube, and I think I’ll be giving it ago for this Christmas.

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