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Elderberry Wine!!!!

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This has to be in the top 5 foragers homebrew recipes. Simple to make and a delight to drink! Below is our first batch from our new home (we have an elder at the bottom of the garden). Not a bad Read More ›

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Our First Gooseberry Crop

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We planted 2 gooseberry bushes last year and they didn't do a thing, so we were delighted when this year they produced a rather handsome crop of gooseberries. The trick with gooseberries is that they Read More ›

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Well I suppose it was bound to happen!

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We have been renovating on and off over the last 18 months now and I guess it was inevitable that at some point one of us would pick up an injury. What a shame it had to be the face! This happened Read More ›

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All quiet on the western front... well not quite!

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It may appear that we have been slacking over the Christmas period with the lack of updates on the site, however that couldn't be further from the truth! We have begun the renovation of the dining Read More ›

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Leftover Salmon Recipe

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So you have cooked your side of slamon by the fire and had a gorgeous meal from it, now what to do with the leftovers? When going about recipes like this there really are only a few simple rules... and even they don't need to be adhered to rigidly. First try and think of the flavours that naturally go with your leftover protein (beef, lamb, chicken, fish etc.) e.g. apple with pork, rosemary with lamb... you get the idea. Then think of the textures that would seem right with it e.g. if you shred your leftover pork and fry it until crispy then it would lend itself to a crispy stir fry with rice or noodles. Finally try and think of another flavour that might just lift the meal from the ordinary to the sublime, e.g. adding a squeeze of lemon juice to give it a fresh edge. Well that's enough of the theory lets get down to business!

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Fireside cooking

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What's better than spending a bitterly cold Sunday evening by ther warm cosy fire? Well cooking by it at the same time of course! The great thing about this way of cooking salmon (which I copied Read More ›

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Chorizo, bacon, mushroom and pea pasta

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This is one of the quickest and simplest recipes I know, and yet it is the one that is requested by Fay (my wife) the most! It always leaves you wanting more... You can always omit either the chorizo or the bacon if you find it slightly over powering!

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The log store

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Sometimes it’s nice to get a job finished… and sometimes time just runs out on you! With autumn fully established and some serious frosts about we needed to get a log store built and Read More ›

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Well it's been a year!

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That’s right we have now been living here a year, and it’s time to re-cap and take stock of what has been completed and what has been left undone! Inside the house we have successfully Read More ›

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Jarring Pears (Preserved Pears)

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When trying to hide from the fact that we had too many pears falling off our tree every day it was brought to my attention that i should be preserving them. So that's exactly what I did! This really Read More ›

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