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Energizer breakfast or brunch

There is nothing better than starting the day with a good breakfast or brunch. I was never been a big fan of porridge as a child but as I learned to cook I used my granny’s recipe and adapted it to my own taste. Back then they used water and a pinch if salt and […]

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3 simple Cep’s

Its been a while since i have posted on the blog and now is a very exciting time to kick start again.  The mushroom foraging season has kicked off this weekend. Yaldy! Last weekend I paid a quick visit to a few favourite spots to check if we had any activity and speaking to good […]

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Luxurious Pink Lemonade

Before I drop you into a glorious recipe, check out these bangin fruit from the back of my garden. Home grown Dutch red raspberries    Black jewel raspberries   A lovely mixed selection of berries for the tantalising lemonade.    It’s the 2nd year these bushes have been in the soil and hey presto it’s the […]

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BBQ Wild Sea Trout

The wild sea trout season runs from May right through to October with the latter end producing fish in double figures. Every October I head back to Ireland in the ‘hope’ of catching a few fish but 60% of the time catch nothing, this ain’t carp fishing in a pond, these are wild running fish […]

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Spinach, Feta & Filo Pie

I’ve been watching a lot of Jamie recently, see the pork shoulder I put on the blog a few weeks ago. This recipe is also from his money saving meals programme and actually very easy to make. When it came out of the oven the only word to describe the pie was “Magnificent!” Ingredients: 6 […]

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Allotment update

We have had Some great weather over the last couple of weeks here in surrey but the flip Side to this is the weeds have gone crazy. After a couple of hours of getting jolted by baby singing nettles everything looking much tidier.  The baby leeks I planted in late winter are coming on strong. […]

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What to plant now?

Well guys, it’s the time of year that we all hate in the garden, it’s wet, mucky, and most things are dead but the jobs still need doing if you want to reap the benefits come spring/summer. Over the last few days I had the chance to turn some manure through my soil, weed one […]

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Allotment update Sept 2014

The weather has turned with a chill in the air but so much is at it’s peak, my Maris peer potatoes are ready, my Italian plum tomatoes are at their best. Full of unreal flavour, delicious with a sprinkle of sea salt and a glug of rapeseed oil. My pear tree is almost at its […]

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Allotment update August 2014

The continued bursts of sun and heat gave the garden a real good burst of growth this year. It’s just great, every evening that i come home, i can pop into the garden, pick some fruit and vegetables, add them to my protein of choice and hey presto, dinner and dessert is ready. Check out what ive been pulling and […]

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Garden frittata

I haven’t had a chance to post in the last few days but I have been saving up the pictures non the less. After my post on homegrown friends for dinner I had some goodies left from the garden and what better way to use these up than a frittata? Ingredients 1 onion chopped 1 […]

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