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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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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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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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A tasty one pot dish

I gave last night’s concoction a 7/10. It was a good opportunity to use up some emergency potatoes (we’d had to amputate a load of bobbles off the pink fir apples after they were left in a plastic bucket for … Continue reading

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Sumac

Occasionally you come across a recipe with an entirely unfamiliar ingredient. I had this experience with sumac recently. Fortunately with google to guide me I found that sumac is a middle eastern spice which has been widely used for millenia. … Continue reading

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Unusual jam for the WI?

Faffing around online instead of getting on with what I should have been doing today I found out that Pam Corbin (she who wrote my favourite preserves bible) has a bit of a blog going on.  So I had to … Continue reading

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Whose recipe is it anyway?

Right now, the hedgerows are starting to fill with blackberries. My mind is turning to one of my favourite cakes; a blackberry and apple cake that (remarkably) came from a Weight Watchers recipe book I bought during my phase of … Continue reading

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Beetrootiful

Who is the genius who discovered that beetroot and chocolate go so well together? Perhaps the best cake I have ever baked was the result of a recipe I found online for Beetroot Chocolate Fudge Cake after watching an episode … Continue reading

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