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    New Year’s Eve


    New Year’s Eve and normally this is a time for looking back, or forward depending on how you feel. I have to say that most of my time, ...

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  • Making your first sausage


    Making your first sausages from scratch - easy and delicious!

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  • Sweet Chilli Sauce

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    This Sweet Chilli Sauce recipe is tremendous – medium hot – but you decide how hot you want it to be. it’s a great way to use up ...

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  • Making Chutney (Tomato)


    Chutneys are an excellent way of preserving fruit and vegetables as they have the longest shelf life of all preserves. So long as all the jars are clean ...

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  • Cauliflower cheese


    Everyone knows what Cauliflower cheese is all about! But we often forget the dish can be used as a vegetable to accompany many other dishes.

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  • Totally Tomatoes 2016


    For anyone who believes all tomatoes taste the same, of for those who know they certainly do not - this is the time to come and visit Victoriana ...

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  • Irish Sausage


    The fundamental basis for this Irish Sausage is a pork sausage with sage and allspice.

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  • Questions on keeping hens


    Here are some of the questions we have had over the years about keeping hens in a garden. Personally I simply do not understand how people have become ...

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  • Seed Sowing


    One gets the same questions every year: “Why aren’t my plants popping up?” “Why don’t I get good germination?” And one of the most frequent complaints to seed ...

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  • An hour in the garden 8


    Out top ten must have for the garden (Not all things you can buy!)

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  • Bun Loaf


    Print Yum Bun Loaf IngredientsThese are lovely, toasted with butter! You will need: 450 g Strong white flour 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Mixed Spice A couple of ...

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  • The easiest way to make sausages


    If you buy butchers award winning sausages, the chances are they were not made from scratch, using raw materials. The majority of butcher made sausages are made using ...

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  • Onions in vinegar


    This is an English condiment, superb with meat and vegetables, pies and cheese. You can have it with anything really. It isn’t actually a pickle in as much ...

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  • Frugal fridge luncheon


    Frugal meals doesn't mean poor quality food. Sometimes you have to make the best of what you can find.

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  • Today in the garden First week in July


    As the summer matures we have plenty of time to enjoy the fruits of our labours. But don’t sit back too long – there’s still plenty to do ...

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  • In the garden in January


    It was the bucket man who inspired me after a lifetime of gardening. We called him the bucket man because twice a day he would walk past our ...

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  • Quick Kedgeree


    Quick Kedgeree is one of our favourite lunches, I know true kedgeree is traditionally a breakfast dish.

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  • Smoked Salmon creamed cheese baskets

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    This recipe was inspired by the famous cones at the Californian restaurant The French Laundry. They are delicate batter baskets with a smoked salmon filling.

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  • 10 Tips To Healthy Eating


    Eat a variety of nutrient-rich foods. You need more than 40 different nutrients for good health, and no single food supplies them all. Your daily food selection should include ...

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  • An Hour in the garden 6


    Listen to “An Hour in the Garden 6” on Spreaker. This week we look at daffodil and tulip planting. It’s time to get your Spring bedding transplanted. All ...

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  • Scotch Eggs


    Scotch Eggs were often eaten as part of the breakfast; we tend to eat them cold with a picnic or salad meal.

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  • Creamy Lancashire


    Creamy Lancashire is the basic white cheese found all over the world, but particularly in the UK. Cheshire, Caerphilly and Wensleydale are all much the same basic cheese, ...

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  • Chocolate Earl Grey Pots de Creme Recipe

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    2 cups cream 120 grams dark chocolate, chopped 2 bags of earl grey tea 6 egg yolks 3 Tablespoons of sugar 1/2 cup whipping cream 2 Tablespoons powdered ...

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  • Preserved lemons


    You really need to make preserved lemons, they are amazing, and completely useful when making various salads and tagines, as well as drinks! It seems t be a ...

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  • Growing in Uncertain Times


    The need to grow food is more important than ever before.

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  • Make moccasins


    Download these instructions

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  • Chicken Shawarma


    Shawarma is one of the many kinds of kebab that comes from Turkey and many other countries in the area. The key to the flavour and texture to ...

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  • Foolproof delicious Christmas Cake


    This foolproof delicious Christmas Cake is a real winner. You need to get organised, stay calm and success is guaranteed every time.

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  • Ploughman’s Pickle


    This recipe for Ploughman’s pickle is pretty close to the one we all love. It is fairly easy to prepare and really does have that tang.

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