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Recipes for a lychee crisis

Today, I’m thinking about lychees. I’m sorry I don’t have many pictures to accompany this post, we ate before I sorted out the camera (some sort of complication to do with camera / card compatibility) – so I’ve hit the … Continue reading

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Marrow cream

About this time last year I posted about uses of marrows. This year I’m revisiting one of the less hopeful sounding ideas – Marrow cream. I just want to tell you how good marrow cream is and how undeserving of … Continue reading

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Skinny french kitchen

I have had enquiries, so the news on the allotment at the mo is that the weeding is going well. We’ve slowed it down now that the back of it has been broken.  I’ll get some pics up in a … Continue reading

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Giving peas a chance

One of the disappointments last year was that our peas were pathetic.  We carefully started out planting peas individually in tubes, we planted the peas out.  The plants were pretty much dessimated by pigeons, then when we opened the few … Continue reading

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The Jam

I declare it Jam New Year. I’ve just made the first jam of the year and done a bit of an audit of what we’ve got left over from last year.  Turns out preserve-wise we probably got it about right. Jamwise, … Continue reading

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So many things to do with parsnips

Admittedly (as I’ve already hinted) we’ve not finished the marrows – but we now have another race to get through a glut before things get blue and furry; parsnips.  We’re nearing the end now, but things have been getting creative. Not that … Continue reading

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Dairy!

My dears, I’ve been neglecting you again.  Not through choice you understand and not because there’s nothing going on, but simply cos there’s too darned much going on. Again. Rightio.  Today I’m mainly thinking about dairy as that’s the form … Continue reading

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His Nibs’ Nuts and Fruit and Oats

There really are few foods easier to make than muesli.  I’ve been making it for a while because its so easy to make something much more delicious and interesting than off-the-shelf versions.  Now His Nibs has taken on the role … Continue reading

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Inappropriate sprouts

I’m no dissenter.  I love sprouts.  I love ’em the right way; hot, emerald and still with a bit of bite.  I love ’em the wrong way; hot, khaki and with no bite at all.  I also love them the very wrong … Continue reading

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End of season ratatouille

Don’t let me forget to tell you more about Ludlow another time – but here and now we’re back and things are really winding up down the allotment. On our way home we stopped by Ma Clay Earth’s – she’s … Continue reading

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