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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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Allotment Update 18th June 2016

I had a really productive weekend on the allotment. I’d been itching to get down to the plot all week, so was pleased when Saturday came around. It’s odd, that as I work for myself, I shouldn’t feel guilty about … Continue reading

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Goats Cheese, Feta and Pear Pizza

Now this may not sound like everyone’s idea of a pizza topping combination, but it is tasty! You’ll need: For the dough (unless you’re using a ready made base): 300g strong white bread flour (plus extra for rolling and kneading) … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn With Heat!

This is a really quick recipe for adding a little heat and flavour to corn on the cob. Simply clean your corn cob, and wrap up in some kitchen foil, with a large knob of butter, a diced chilli and … Continue reading

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Ready, Steady, Not Quite Go! & A Rhubarb Recipe

Well, it’s been a very busy week, and a little unexpectedly so. It was good to get to the weekend though, and to get down to the allotment. If you read my post about the water problems at the site, … Continue reading

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Quick Links 1st December 2015

Each week I’ll try and post quick links to things that I’ve seen, read or just sparked my interest in the previous week. Mostly gardening, cooking and environmental stuff but not always. Little Sister: the third Pieter Vos book [davidhewson.com] … Continue reading

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Quick Links 24th November 2015

Each week I’ll try and post quick links to things that I’ve seen, read or just sparked my interest in the previous week. Mostly gardening, cooking and environmental stuff but not always.  Cats Scared by Cucumbers [Huffington Post] The Week … Continue reading

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