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Allotment Adventures: Plant all the things

Work on the plot this week was all about planting because I’m ready to do that. While Ma weeded, I planted out the crookneck, patty pan squash and courgettes, some of the tomatoes (Jen’s Tangerine Cherry and Orange Banana) and … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Finally growing more than weeds

I didn’t do everything I set out to do this weekend but there was progress From this to thisThat’s herbs (rosemary, sage, marjoram and thyme), tomatoes, courgettes and french beans in. The beans are not looking so great right now but … Continue reading

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Farro tomatoes, spinach and peas

I’m a creature of habit when it comes to food and I’ll often eat the same thing week in, week out. Partly that’s me, if I like something, I like it a lot and I’ll keep eating and putting it … 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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Vegetarian Cottage Pie

Apparently this month there is a campaign, to encourage people to go vegan for January. To which the only reply I’m capable of making is “absolutely not.” My stance on all forms of diet, is that I’m happy if they … Continue reading

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Chorizo, Bean and Barley Stew

Today, most people are going back to work after Christmas and New Year. The tubes are crowded again and everybody is slightly grumpy about being back at work and having to adjust to being up early again. I worked over … Continue reading

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Fridge clearance dinner

It’s fair to say that my eating over the past couple of weeks has been erratic. I’m mostly blaming the weather with a side of ‘really can’t be bothered’ and ‘don’t feel very well’. Dinner on Saturday night was about … Continue reading

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