Category: Recipe

Wild Garlic and Onions

A quick guide to some common edible plants. Wild Onions and Garlic (mid March onwards)   Though the title is ‘Wild Onions and Garlic’ the...

Home-made Vinegar or Gypsy Cheese

Vinegar or gypsy cheese isn’t a true cheese but is simply the first stage of the cheese making process. It’s a quick way of making...

Bubble and Squeak

  For the perfect bubble and squeak, perfect in taste and texture, the trick is to get the ratio of the ingredients right. It took...

Filing Cabinet Food Smoker

Have you got a rusty old filing cabinet in the yard, or at the back of a shed or garage? Why not put it to...

My First Attempt At Cider Making

I never really took to cider when I was young. Everyone drunk ‘bitter’ where I lived, and often in large quantities. Cider to me, and...

Too Many Courgettes?

Anyone who grows courgettes always seems to have too many, and is constantly trying to get rid of them, often by offloading them onto unwary...

How To Make Pickled Gherkins

This recipe is easy and allows you to process cucumbers, a jar full at a time, so that you don’t have to wait until you...

How To Make Courgette or Marrow Marmalade

  I was first introduced to this wonderful golden recipe as courgette jam but the lemon, and especially the lemon rind contained within makes it...

Harvesting Yeast From The Wild

  It’s easy to harvest wild yeast and to make your own yeast culture, for brewing or for baking, or to use in the wild...
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