Sensational Summer Strawberries! Strawberry “Clafoutis” (Custard Bakes)

Strawberry Clafoutis

Sensational Summer Strawberries! Strawberry “Clafoutis” (Custard Bakes) “Strawberry fields forever” is my current mantra and as far as I am concerned there should be more strawberry fields, not just near me but all over the countryside, although, we are the proud “parents” of many strawberry offspring this year, and the luscious red orbs just keep… 

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Magical Midsummer’s Eve: Elderflower and Strawberry Cordial/Syrup

Making Elderflower and Strawberry Cordial

Magical Midsummer’s Eve: Elderflower and Strawberry Cordial/Syrup Tonight is the night for faeries, magic and mystical revelry, June the 23rd is Midsummer’s Eve, the day before Midsummer Day, also known as St John’s Day, it is the ancient middle of summer as well as the nativity of St John the Baptist. Midsummer, not to be confused… 

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June Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner: Salmon, Watercress & Strawberry Delights!

Strawberries and Cream Trifle Pots

June Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner: Salmon, Watercress & Strawberry Delights! Welcome to June’s Thrifty and Organic Meal Planner; this month I have created three simple recipes that won’t break the bank or take up too much time in the kitchen; and, one of the component parts of the salmon recipe, the watercress and spring… 

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July Tea Time Treats Challenge: Fresh Fruit Treats

Bowl of Cherries

July Tea Time Treats Challenge: Fresh Fruit Treats Welcome to a NEW Tea Time Treats challenge, and for July, Kate and I have gone all fruity on you and want you to show your fruity side with your entries. We want anything prepared, baked or cooked with FRESH FRUIT; that’s fruits such as: stone fruits… 

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Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner – Sausage Meatballs, Fennel, Strawberry Jelly, Watercress & Scones Recipes

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Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner for June – Sausage Meatballs, Fennel, Strawberry Jelly, Watercress & Scones Recipes – Core ingredients for JUNE: Sausages, Carrots, Fennel, Watercress, Spring Onions and Strawberries June Menu: Cream of Watercress Soup Cheese and Spring Onion Scones Sausage Meatball and Fennel Bake Little Fresh Strawberry Jellies Welcome to June’s Thrifty and… 

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Studio Pottery, Baguette and Fresh Strawberry Curd (Recipe)

Studio Pottery, Baguette and Fresh Strawberry Curd (Recipe)

Studio Pottery, Baguette and Fresh Strawberry Curd (Recipe) Way before Studio Pottery became fashionable, and every Vegan café or restaurant decanted their carrot juice out of terracotta pitchers or served their bean salads on slipware plates, my mum was making fabulous studio pottery at Art School…….in the heart of the English potteries in Staffordshire; her pottery is… 

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Quince Blossom and a Lazy Saturday Salad Recipe: Strawberry and Mint Fruit Salad

Strawberry and Mint Fruit Salad

Quince Blossom and a Lazy Saturday Salad Recipe: Strawberry and Mint Fruit Salad Today has been a lazy day for me, for a change! My daughter has gone back home and I have just pottered all day – in the garden as well as in the kitchen. It’s all about strawberries today, and I have… 

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The First Sunny Day of Spring! Strawberry Fair Yoghurt Cupcakes Recipe

Strawberry Fair Yoghurt Cupcakes

The First Sunny Day of Spring! Strawberry Fair Yoghurt Cupcakes Recipe Hurrah! The sun has finally come out and spring has most definitely sprung today! The birds are singing, the bees are humming and I even heard a cuckoo earlier, as well as the contented clucking from my sun-worshipping hens. The mercury has risen the dizzy… 

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Organic September & Seasonal Family Recipes – Chicken Pie, Strawberry French Toast & Soup with Cheese Toasties

Organic September & Seasonal Family Recipes - Chicken Pie, Strawberry French Toast & Soup with Cheese Toasties

Organic September & Seasonal Family Recipes – Chicken Pie, Strawberry French Toast & Soup with Cheese Toasties – When I was approached by Sainsbury’s recently and asked if I would like to participate in the Organic September event, which is being run by the Soil Association, I was delighted to accept the challenge.  Organic is always the way to… 

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~ Cake Stall Cakes & Bakes ~ July Tea Time Treats Round Up: Part Two

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~ Cake Stall Cakes & Bakes ~   July Tea Time Treats Round Up: Part Two Are you sitting comfortably? It’s time for PART TWO of the BIG FAT TEA TIME TREATS round-up! Feast your eyes on the following entries, if you missed PART ONE – never fear, cos’ it’s here: PART ONE: Tea Time… 

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