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Courgette or marrow jam

Courgette or marrow jam is a pleasant solution to a courgette glut. Ingredients: 2 pounds courgette or marrow deseeded – in skin unless very tough-  chopped 6 lemons – sliced really thinly with skin 2 pounds preserving sugar Method: Place chopped
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2 Recipes using Sloes

These 2 recipes for sloes are good standbys: sloe jelly sloe gin When the sloes are big and juicy, they are ripe for picking.  Choose a dry day and fill a basket! The sloe jelly is a wonderful dark purple colour and a
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Sprouts with Chestnuts Recipe

This recipe for sprouts with chestnuts is perfect for Christmas, & will feed 8 – 10 people. Ingredients: 1.5kg Brussels sprouts 250g vacuum-packed chestnuts 100g butter nutmeg salt and freshly ground pepper Method: trim the sprouts halve the chestnuts add
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How to Cook Leeks Recipes

Whilst trawling the net for inspiration of how to cook leeks, with recipes, the British Leek Association popped up!  They have lots of new recipes for cooking leeks. Leeks are a truly versatile vegetable: milder, sweeter flavour than onions smooth
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Pumpkin Soup Recipe

This pumpkin soup recipe is all you need after a hard days gardening! Ingredients: 1 large onion 1 lb pumpkin 1 lb potatoes 8 oz carrot 1 litre chicken or veg stock 1/2 pint milk 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon
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Peas Pudding for St George.

Today is St George’s Day. St George’s Day in England remembers St George, England’s patron saint on the anniversary of his death, which is on April 23. It is an ideal time to try a traditional english recipe. Peas pudding can
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Leeks au Gratin Recipe

Today we had our last leeks & to celebrate we did the ‘leeks au gratin’ recipe. Ingredients: 6 leeks – sliced across in circles 1/2″ thick 250ml double cream – must be double! 2 handfuls grated cheese Method: drop leeks
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