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Allotment Adventures: The corn is as high as an elephant’s eye

The temperatures in London went stupidly hot last week and we had 30C and over for a couple of days so just as allotmenters started to prepare themselves for an early autumn, it was summer again. This is good as … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Expansion

I think I’ve talked a little bit about my allotment neighbour, Joe and how this year has not been a good one for him. We saw him this weekend and he told us that he’s going to give up the … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: It’s raining, it’s pouring

It rained for most of the weekend. So we went to the plot to check damage and re-up the bird feeders. Then we planned. We worked out want we want to grow and then went through all the seeds we … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Morning Visits

I’ve had the plot for over a year and I have a shed but I still don’t know what I’m doing really. What I do know, is that during the growing season, you have to be present. Which means that … Continue reading

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Dinner (and lunch)

I’m having a stressy week. In fact, from here on in, the first two weeks of every month are going to be pretty high stress at work. Unfortunately, those two weeks are my migraine (PMT) weeks. So now you know … Continue reading

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Freezer soup

I make something like this maybe twice a month in winter, it was inspired by Becca’s Black Bean Soup, but I’ve never really followed an exact recipe and always use what I have, which with the exception of the carrots and … Continue reading

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Borlotti, pancetta and spring green soup

Another soup recipe. Another recipe from Bill Granger. Here I am trying to cook different things and two weeks in a row I’ve cooked soup. I blame the weather, it’s autumn and as it get cold and wet, I want … Continue reading

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