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Cooking from the Allotment: Tomato Sauce

Not content with preserving whole tomatoes, I thought I’d branch out a bit. Last year, I made a fresh tomato sauce from the cherry tomatoes. This year I did the same, peeling them and really cooking them down with just … Continue reading

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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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Handmade Christmas – The Quick Scarf

This is not an emergency present, but it is pretty quick, provided you can knit! It took me 3 nights of solid knitting to make it, but that’s amazingly quick when you think about how long knitting projects can take … Continue reading

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Sourdough

I’ve been thinking about trying sourdough bread for a while. I like making bread and sourdough tastes great. Also in May I found and now follow this blog by Annalisa Barbieri who waxes lyrical about sourdough and likes the same … Continue reading

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Bissap

One of the great things about going to see Jo this year, was hanging out in the kitchen with Jo.  Jo is a great cook and on the last day of my holiday, Jo and I made roast dinner for … Continue reading

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