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Spicy Lentil Dahl

Jo got this recipe from BBC goodfood and it is the best ever, number one, all time greatest Dahl. Even Stan who doesn’t like Dahl said it was good. We generally have it with boiled eggs.  Pic from tinternet.  Ingredients  … Continue reading

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Duck harvest

Our ducks have been getting a bit slack in the egg laying department so two of them got turned into an amazing curry by my friend Prazoly. As Prazoly didn’t want the skins on I skinned them and rendered the … Continue reading

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2016 Passata

I bottled this years Passata today. not as much as last year but that’s OK as we still have some left from last year. I grew San Marzano this year which is a traditional Italian bottling tomato and as you … Continue reading

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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Lettuce, Green Onion & Cheese Tart

Well yet again I forgot to get a pic before the seagulls around our table hoovered the whole bleedin’ lot. Then again what better evidence do you need that Jo excelled herself yet again. This time with a tart from … Continue reading

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Daves Mums Cheese Cake

This is the first post for 2016 so I had to make it something amazing. And cake is the perfect way to start the year. I made this a few weeks ago and the oven was a little hot so … Continue reading

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How to pickle olives

The recently arrived olive plants also came with instructions on how to pickle the olives that, sometime in the future, we will have enough of to share with friends and family. So I thought I might share it here. Place … Continue reading

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A proper custard tart

Recently I have been on a search for a proper custard tart. One like I remember from my childhood when I went to the local baker with Nana Phillips and scored a treat. I have had a couple of failures … Continue reading

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