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Do It Yourself: 7 Fermented Foods To Make at Home

Do It Yourself: 7 Fermented Foods To Make at Home

I was 6 when I first experienced fermenting food. Our back garage housed different wooden barrels where my granddad made sauerkraut. He chopped the cabbages grown in the garden and we layered them with salt and water. On top of the barrels we would fit wooden planks held by heavy stones. Over the next few weeks, we would […]

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World Vegetarian Day 2015

World Vegetarian Day: OpenTable reveals Top 40 UK Restaurants for Vegetarians

Today is World Vegetarian Day and to celebrate OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, has released a list of top 40 restaurants for vegan and vegetarian friendly dining in the UK. The list is based on OpenTable restaurant experts’ recommendations and diner reviews. Vegetarianism is steadily on the rise. Last year it […]

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WIN a Signed Copy of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage Light & Easy – 12 Days of Christmas Competition Day 2

WIN a Signed Copy of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s “River Cottage Light & Easy” – 12 Days of Christmas Competition Day 2

I am very excited to announce that today we have a signed copy of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s latest book “River Cottage Light & Easy” up for grabs! Celebrity chef, food campaigner, TV personality, downshifter, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall champions local and seasonal food. Time after time, I enjoy his cookbooks and recipes as well as his straightforward approach to cooking. In River Cottage […]

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9 easy ways to garden tomatoes

9 Easy Ways to Use All Those Garden Tomatoes

The title of this post is very ironic as our tomato crop was so poor this year, we just had them in salads. Last week end I got tomato envy, dining at friends who regularly produce tons of them! Green, yellow, red, chocolatey in all shapes and forms their home grown garden tomatoes made a beautiful […]

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