Category Archives: local food

Seasonal veg

Can I share a pet peeve with you? “Seasonal” Veg. That’s what. Say, you go for lunch at a pub, pay a tenner or more for a plate of food which comes with a medley of “seasonal vegetables”. Three times … Continue reading

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shower scene with lions

I’ve had comments, so perhaps I should explain that I’ve not been missing; the whole of winter has been a dream and now its time to emerge from the shower.  Which’ll mean nothing to those who didn’t watch dodgy American … Continue reading

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Tea time in Ludlow

I never finished telling you about Ludlow. My last recommendation is De Greys. Now, De Greys is an award winning teashop and bakery. Problem is, ‘award winning’ in Ludlow can be somewhat misleading. We checked out one place with supposedly … Continue reading

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Ludlow #2

We’re getting a wee bit better at being here. Thanks to our need to head out and buy toilet paper as a matter of urgency  (the joys of disorganised self catering) we were in town for elevenses looking for cafes … Continue reading

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Travels with white fly

You know you’re just too attached to your home grown veggies when you feel the need to take them on holiday with you. We’re on holiday right now – albeit in a bring the laptop to do bits and bobs … Continue reading

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Ashton Farmers Market

Today was the last Sunday of the Month, which is Farmers Market day at Ashton-under-Lyne. It took us a wee while to find out about Ashton Farmers Market.  Having trundled round some relatively far flung locations, it came as a shock that … Continue reading

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Smokin’

Oooh lots of food type activities this weekend – lots of local food and interesting ideas about sustainability and obesity. For now I’ll report on… The Cheshire Smokehouse It hadn’t occurred to me until I saw an episode of 10 … Continue reading

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