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Lime Pickle

After the success of a Brinjal pickle over the summer I wondered if I could repeat the success with another Indian pickle favourite Lime Pickle. I am guilty of sneaking a teaspoon or two from the fridge, and it’s lovely … Continue reading

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Tofu and Chinese Mushroom Stir Fry

I have been foraging properly picking  sloes and  rosehips but these require preperation, so  something quick and what is quicker than stir fry using  a little jelly ear fungi which grows on the elder trees around here.  I have a … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Vanilla and Pink Peppercorns

Bought these pink peppercorns and just wanted to use them straightaway, luckily there was some pork reduced . Pink peppercorns are not true peppercorns but similar tasting berries which have a delicate and fragrant, combining them with fresh vanilla pods … Continue reading

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Slow Baked Madeira Spiced Shoulder of Lamb

Dinner for my mum last night, it had to be this shoulder of lamb since I need to make some freezer space for Xmas ,  sorting through my cupboards found a bottle of madeira which is quite sweet so figured … Continue reading

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Chicken Liver with Lentils

How is this for frugal cooking, really smacks of the seventies but trust me its lovely . You could add cream at the end but I don’t think it needs it . Next time for an extra iron hit I … Continue reading

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Beefsteak Mushroom with Lentils

After a huge long lie in this morning , plenty of walking in the woods this afternoon. The fungi are beginning to appear on mass lots of hedgehog fungus Amazingly I also found the Beefsteak fungus above , this is … Continue reading

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Asparagus Roasted in Parma Ham

Its still the Asparagus season in the UK lasts just eight weeks from May to June so says British Asparagus which also contains a trove of recipes So the gorging must continue so far Steamed with Wild Garlic Butter Courgette … Continue reading

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Chinese Spiced Pork Loin with Cucumber and Coriander Salad

A few months ago it was all over the news that Pig Farmers in the UK were in crisis the increase in grain prices meant that were losing £20 on every animal they produced , A Save our Bacon campaign … Continue reading

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Elderflower Jelly

Having made some lovely Elderflower cordial last weekend after a long walk along the Kennet and Avon Canal towpath these were a delicious cool taste of summer , a look incredibly pretty . Jelly is one of those minimum effort … Continue reading

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Tricolor Goats Cheese Salad and Provencal Rolls

The first Sunday of the month is a magical time its the Slow Food Market in Bristol, although we do have a Farmers Market its on a Wednesday afternoon which is a tricky time to make it into two . … Continue reading

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