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Archive for April, 2014

Square Foot Gardening

Square Foot Gardening

Very clear and specific video detailing benefits of using the Square Foot system.

By April 25, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
How to Make Turkish Delight

How to Make Turkish Delight

My turkish delight hasn’t progressed beyond ‘gloopy’ before. This video is one of the clearest (OK, she’s a bit wacky but she does talk sense). Very clear instructions.

By April 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How to Make Elderflower Cordial

How to Make Elderflower Cordial

You can make a batch of this and use it either as a cordial or as a flavouring in ice creams and various other delights. You can freeze it too making sure you’ve got some throughout the year. See also Elderflower Mayonnaise, Elderflower & Tarragon Dressing INGREDIENTS 680g sugar 550ml water 1 lemon 12 elderflower […]

By April 24, 2014 5 Comments Read More →
How to Make Elderflower and Tarragon Dressing

How to Make Elderflower and Tarragon Dressing

This lovely recipe is by one of our regular contributors Elizabeth McCorquodale. see also Elderflower Mayonnaise, Elderflower Cordial This creamy dressing is delicious poured over warm chicken salad or poached trout. Use the annual French tarragon rather than the more common Russian tarragon, as the flavour is far superior. INGREDIENTS 1½ tbsp white wine vinegar […]

By April 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How to Make Elderflower Mayonnaise

How to Make Elderflower Mayonnaise

This recipe for Elderflower Mayonnaise is by one of our regular contributors Elizabeth McCorquodale. See also Elderflower Cordial, Elderflower and Tarragon Dressing This mayonnaise is particularly delicious as a dressing for fish. While it does require forward planning in order to steep the flowers in the oil overnight, it is possible to make a batch […]

By April 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Street Food Wars

Street Food Wars

Street food used to be a cool, skinny-trouser thing that you only found in the hippest parts of East London, but not anymore – it’s now everywhere. In last year’s British Street Food Awards, the prize for Best Street Food Collective went to Bristol, and the Best Street Food Event went to Birmingham, which is why […]

Smallholders and Small Producers get a Voice

Smallholders and Small Producers get a Voice

An alternative voice for the farming community is making itself heard. Opposed to the excessive influence of agribusiness over agricultural policy, the Landworkers’ Alliance (LWA) is a collection of smaller food producers who see the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) as unrepresentative of their views. The LWA currently has 150 members and most, due to their […]

How to Hypnotise a Chicken – 2

How to Hypnotise a Chicken – 2

   

By April 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How to Hypnotise a Chicken

How to Hypnotise a Chicken

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How to make Newspaper Plant pots

How to make Newspaper Plant pots

Simple method of making little newspaper plant pots for the seeds using nothing newspaper, scissors and a jar. Fill with soil and seed, put in a tray, water, then when ready pop straight into the ground and the paper decays. Don’t use glossy magazines! It keeps the kids busy too!  

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