Category Archives: Food

Cooking from the Allotment: Preserving Tomatoes

Although I’ve found managing the produce that comes off the plot this year much more manageable. I’ve eaten a lot more veg as it comes off the plot, I love the idea of putting up food that I’ve grown. Probably … Continue reading

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Cooking lately

One of the things about August is that my eating and cooking become unplanned. Last year, I was logging this every week and August is full of weeks that start, “I couldn’t be bothered to cook” or “I was tired” … Continue reading

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Cooking from the Plot: Caramelised Courgettes

We’re back to 101 ways of using up courgettes. This recipe. I use basil. It’s amazing. That it all.

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Pulled Pork

There are lots of recipes for what to do with a pork shoulder. If you were looking, you can’t go wrong with this one from Dinner: A Love Story,¬†which is what I planned to do last week. Then I caught … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Cut your losses

This was the week I decided that it was ok to stop doing something if it wasn’t doing well. That thing was the boston squash. I had put what I thought was 2 baby blue hubbards in the box to … Continue reading

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A Day in Food: Eating from the plot

It’s that time of year when the allotment is contributing to what I eat. I thought it would be fun to run through a day’s eating and show you what I eat in a day and point out what I … Continue reading

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Summer Dinner

Last week I celebrated living in my flat for eight years. I think this is the longest space of time I’ve lived somewhere since I moved out of home. It was a Tuesday and Ma just finished her holiday and … Continue reading

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