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Category Archives: vegetables

War time Baking 

I’m not much inclined to cook. I can cook but I don’t. Now and again I have a reason to cook and then I get carried away.  This week I … Continue reading

November 28, 2015 · 6 Comments

A-maizing Allotment

when you neglect your allotment it’s quite simple. Weeds grow. They grow everywhere. They grow numerous. They grow fast.  They mask everything and choke it out.  We have one called … Continue reading

September 6, 2015 · 16 Comments

Broad bean delight

I love broad beans. The shape, the smell, the colour, the fluffy pods, the taste.  I want to eat broad beans all day long.  But failing that we’ve had a … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · 11 Comments

Look what I found

So its been a fairly weird season for vegetable gardening this year.  January and February were so dry that the ground is more dusty than normal. It seems as if … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · 3 Comments

You can eat the salad….

I like to think I’m not generally one to rant but today is going to have to be an exception.  I travel a lot.  I eat a lot. I like … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · 4 Comments

Shredding a carrot

You’ve heard the expression  There’s more than one way to skin a cat. Well now it seems there’s more than one way to shred a carrot!    This works a … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Simple Salad

We needed an accompaniment for a delicious quiche.  Here’s a Simple bean salad with what we had around the house.  Ingredients Small finely chopped sweet onion Sweet red pepper, diced … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

Flower of the Day

It was one of those times when I had the right photo and had an inspiration from Cee’s Photography Blog So here it is. A gorgeous dwarf iris. It’s been … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 7 Comments

Flying purple sprouts

Yes! The purple sprouts kept their colour when I steamed them. I expected them to go green but no they stayed. I know they look odd but they tasted very … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

Super easy summer curry

What a great recipe! Use those vegetables!

August 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

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