Monthly Archives: May 2008

Elderflower Cordial

Lovely warm sunshine today despite the threat of rain. I at home this weekend so managed to clean my flat from top to bottom, the sunshine was beautfilly illuminating all the dusty corners when I woke up the morning . … Continue reading

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Red and Green Lentil Pasta Sauce

I have not been my usual prolific posting self recently getting my head around some exciting work projects involving some London commuting well as my regional work. It all come at a bit of a rush and has been evenings … Continue reading

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Camping Kebabs

The end of May Bank Holiday weekend ,and time for another camping trip . This time to Malham in Yorkshire , we had a lovely time up in Settle last year . Nick located a fantastic campsite at Malham Cove … Continue reading

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Green Pot Barley Salad

Rose Princes new book The New English Table: features over 200 Recipes That Will Not Cost The Earth is an inspring guide to rediscrovering long lost British ingredients. That is what the reviews say and I would concur following a … Continue reading

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Wild Mushroom Pasta Primavera with Dryads Saddle and Chicken of the Woods

Singing the theme tune to Indiana Jones while watching the Last Crusade , I am very excited that the new film is coming out and only hope its is not the stab in the heart of my childhood that the … Continue reading

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Dim Sum

We have been catching up recently with bands , last week Howlin Rain at the Croft and yesterday Black Mountain at the Trinity Centre. Before heading off for some psychadelic rock , I wanted to fill us up with some … Continue reading

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Smoked Mackerel and Beetroot with Creamy Fennel & Lemon Dressing

At the end of the day and a strangely inspiring team meeting , I walked back to the train station along the river in Taunton talking to the wild bunny rabbits and buttercups, clip clopping along in in my new … Continue reading

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Courgette , Asparagus and Wild Garlic Pasta Salad

This morning at the train station a more than slight embarassment when a tonne of smelly wild garlic unleashed a viscious smell at the ticket counter . The garlic was leftover from the weekend forays, though I had managed to … Continue reading

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Winter tabbouleh

The weather has just gone very hot and up for more assembly that cooking , The vegebox was awash with summer vegetables asparagus , courgettes even tomatoes but cannot really eat them until have finished up some of the winter … Continue reading

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Seven Bean Chilli

Looks like I haven’t eaten for a while doesn’t it , promise I have but the last week was a bit hectic with two days in London and then straight up to the Peak District for some very wet camping … Continue reading

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