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What I Ate: Food, Cooking and Budgets Weeks Two and Three

So I’ve not been great at updating this, so I’m going to post this today and on Thursday, resume posting on Thursdays! It’s a busy time for my brain right now so things are happening but the documentation is lacking! … Continue reading

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Food Budget Reset

It’s September and with the sole of exception of Saturday because it’s family dinner so it won’t be OTT, I’m not drinking alcohol this month. There are two months of the year where we’re encouraged to give up drinking for … Continue reading

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Classic White Loaf

This weekend, I made bread. I used to make bread fairly often but haven’t done it much recently. However I had just made some jam and if you have jam then you need bread to properly taste test it. The … Continue reading

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Cooking from the Plot: Gooseberry Compote

We are nearly at the end of gooseberry season at chez Dempsey and it’s been amazing. We’ve had about 5kgs all in and even for a gooseberry loving pair it’s been a lot. I’m not sure what the variety is … Continue reading

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Preserving: Cocktail Cherries

I love cherries in all forms but especially cocktail cherries. Ages ago, I started making my own and while it’s been a while since I’ve mentioned it here, I have perfected my method recipe to make it easier, so it’s … Continue reading

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Kedgeree

I know people who grew up thinking kedgeree was a weekly meal. I did not, we didn’t eat a lot of fish growing up, there was fish and chips for Saturday tea (fish from Marks and Spencer’s from Grandad and … Continue reading

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Cooking from the Plot: Courgette and Tomato Pasta Sauce

It’s August and at some point in August, you can guarantee there will be a post about how to use up a courgette. We got one on Tuesday and five on Saturday, which isn’t an excessive amount but they were … Continue reading

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