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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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Quick Links 12th December 2016

Each week I’ll try and post quick links to things that I’ve seen, read, inspired me or just sparked my interest in the previous week, with a little background and my thoughts and other things that I’ve been up to … Continue reading

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Making A Quick Potato Salad

Here’s a quick video for making potato salad. Details below. Makes enough for four people. You’ll Need: 6 to 8 small / medium sized potatoes Fresh Chives or mint 2 small / medium red onions Mayonnaise Salt & Pepper Lemon … Continue reading

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Making Summer Vegetable Tart

This is an easy and quick way to use up gluts of some vegetables, and you can swap out ingredients for whatever you happen to have. For this version you’ll need: Sheet of ready made puff-pastry (or hand make a sheet) … Continue reading

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