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  • Lettuce as a medicinal herb


    We all recognise the lettuce, it is such a common sight in our homes. It seems to be eaten by so many people without any real effect, apart ...

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  • Growing mushrooms


    Growing mushrooms for the kitchen is rather an exciting thing to do for the first time.

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  • Frangipane tart

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    This is a lovely, moist tart with a touch of the almonds about it! Actually, more than a touch. Listen to “Frangipane tart” on Spreaker. Make 200 g ...

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  • Easy meatballs in Tomato Sauce


    Easy Meatballs in Tomato Sauce can be done with pork mince or a mixture of beef and pork

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  • In the garden in February


    We live next to an equestrian farm where there are naturally lots of rats so it is inevitable they will turn up from time to time and take ...

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  • Easy Rich Chocolate Tart


    Chocolate hit galore here! What a wonderful little tart - you will not be able to resist! Raspberries or cherries can be added to the pastry shells before spooning ...

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  • Jerusalem artichoke


    Jerusalem artichokes are so very much underrated these days, but it is a very useful plant. It is not related to globe artichokes, and in fact is a ...

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  • Pork and apple plait

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    A really tasty and amazingly filling, pork and apple plait is a serious winner.

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  • Peach cordial


    Peach cordial is easily made and has a great flavour, diluted with water. This came about because we were busy making wine and Rebecca said, will you make ...

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  • Pickled cockles


    Pickled cockles Do you remember the fish stalls by the sea? The smells! Ooh I loved the smells, but it was 30 years before I actually tried the ...

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  • Dandelion


    The dandelion is perhaps one of the most important plants we have, but we forget all about it! It's scientific name, Taraxacum offinale means 'The official healer of ...

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  • Hot pepper chicken salad – really tasty!

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    A brilliant lunch salad that will save you a fortune. This is another of those super salad lunches we have been preparing, it is great served cold, and ...

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  • Hot Doggies (Bread rolls with sausage built in)

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    These hot dog alternatives are great for picnics and children’s lunches. You can vary them by adding any kind of sausage you like.

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  • Cheese scones


    Any cheese is usable, but strong Cheddar is our favourite. 300 g self raising flour Level tsp mustard powder Level tsp salt 120 g grated cheese 200 ml ...

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  • Becoming a beekeeper


    Becoming a beekeeper is a brave step for anyone because as soon as you start to think about it millions of questions flood the mind straight away.

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  • Small brown chillies - good and hot!

    Chillies keep on giving, really worth growing them


    Chillies keep on giving. Been away for a week only to come back to find the chillies ripening nicely, but where there has been harvest, replacements have appeared. ...

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  • Bacon Pasta


    Possibly the easiest, cheapest, tastiest meal you can possibly put together! 4 – 5 Rashers Bacon 4 Cloves Garlic 1 Tablespoon light Oil 500 Milk 2 tsp Cornflower ...

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  • Ricotta and Strawberry Cake


    420g ricotta cheese 2 large eggs 180g golden caster sugar or soft brown 1 tsp vanilla extract 100g melted butter 180g self- raising flour     Preheat the ...

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  • Soil


    It might not be easy to get perfect soil, but you can make your soil a little more useful. By adding organic material and constantly working your soil, ...

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  • Precycle


    Don't simply buy stuff even if you recycle the bottle or container. Make it yourself. This is a trip around the supermarket showing you how to make stuff ...

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  • An Hour in the garden 6


    Listen to “An Hour in the Garden 6” on Spreaker. This week we look at daffodil and tulip planting. It’s time to get your Spring bedding transplanted. All ...

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  • Steaks in Garlic-Lime

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    This is a Cuban style dish which combines flavours you wouldn't normally expect - garlic and lime!

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  • Christmas drinks


    Hodgkin This is both a drink and a desert. Its name comes from the 15th century word ‘hodge-podge’, which means mixture. The preparation for this should really start ...

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  • Broad beans


    Broad beans are brilliant to grow, easy and largely trouble free. The only problem you tend to get is blackfly, usually in early summer.

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  • Pimento Cheese Potato Skins

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    If there’s anything better than the perfect baked potato, it would have to be a twice baked potato. I’m sure everybody’s Mom, Grandma or next-door neighbor has a ...

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  • Bubbles, Bathbombs and other bathtime treats


    This book takes the reader through the art of making glycerine soaps, and then other bath time cosmetics, such as face masks, cleansers, shampoos and bath bombs, plus ...

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  • Cottage cheese


    Cottage cheese is a basic cheese and is easy to make. There is some confusion with this being called Farmer’s Cheese in many places, and Smallholder’s cheese.

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  • Mortadella


    Mortadella This is an Italian sausage which is in part at least, derived from the Lucanian sausage of Roman times. More than any other sausage, is sausage has ...

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  • Totally Tomatoes 2016


    For anyone who believes all tomatoes taste the same, of for those who know they certainly do not - this is the time to come and visit Victoriana ...

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