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Summer Fruits Pavlova

Summer Fruit Pavlova

With all the delicious berries and summer fruits on offer at the moment, and three lone eggs getting older and older in my egg chicken, a Summer Fruit Pavlova seemed the perfect way to bring a little sunshine to an otherwise disappointing summer. Ingredients: 3 egg whites 6oz caster sugar (170g) 500ml double/whipping cream Raspberries, […]

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Rhubarb Crumble

Liberated Rhubarb, Strawberry and Almond Crumble

We love rhubarb season but it can be expensive to buy so any rhubarb that can be begged, borrowed or stolen is done so at any given opportunity. Luckily, a friend was housesitting for her mum and happened across her rhubarb plant, which really and truly looked like it needed a bit of a prune… […]

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Turning a Glut into Chutney

Turning a Glut into Chutney

Starting a vegetable garden is in many ways like having your first child; so much attention is paid to the pregnancy and birth that once that bit is out of the way you suddenly realise you have something you have to look after, tend and pay attention to for a very long time. It might […]

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Jars of chutney

River Cottage Squash, Tomato and Apple Chutney

This recipe is adapted from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s ‘Glutney’ recipe in the book The River Cottage Year. It will make roughly ten jars, depending of course on the size of the jars. Ingredients: 1kg squash – courgettes, pumpkin or butternut, peeled and diced into 1cm cubes 1kg red or green tomatoes, scalded, skinned and roughly chopped […]

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