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Archive for February, 2015

Free Cable Patterned Hat knitting Pattern

Free Cable Patterned Hat knitting Pattern

If all this has got you itching to get out your knitting needles, the Wonderwool Wales organisers have come up with a special pattern for Home Farmer – a free Hat knitting pattern in double knitting yarn. The instructions are in three sizes – for a child, woman and man. Where the instructions differ, the […]

By February 20, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
Growing Vegetables – Growing Carrots All Year Round

Growing Vegetables – Growing Carrots All Year Round

Growing Vegetables Top tips – Growing carrots all year Terry Walton talks to Home Farmer about growing carrots all year round. Carrots have simple requirements – a loamy soil free of stones and they like nothing better than basking in full sun. No freshly manured ground for these roots or they will not give that […]

By February 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Making Chocolate Brownies

Making Chocolate Brownies

Everyone who has tasted a real brownie will remember just what they were doing at the time. I’ve only just recently discovered brownies and have now taken up the making chocolate brownies challenge. Up until recently I thought they were nothing more than chocolate sponge with a very good PR agent. I couldn’t understand what […]

By February 11, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
How to Make Pancakes Perfectly at Home

How to Make Pancakes Perfectly at Home

How to make Pancakes Perfectly The traditional British pancake we associate with Shrove Tuesday is very flat and round. The perfect carrier for sweet or savoury flavourings but particularly good for curling up around lemon and sugar. There’s no great science to making perfectly flat, round pancakes – and before you run out and buy […]

By February 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
How to Toss a Pancake

How to Toss a Pancake

Useful vid on how to toss a pancake, without it sticking to the ceiling, the floor or the pan.

By February 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Robot Learns how to Toss a Pancake

Robot Learns how to Toss a Pancake

You saw it here, almost, first. At least it hasn’t got it stuck to the ceiling!

By February 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
How to Make Nutella

How to Make Nutella

There are various recipes on how to make nutella (at least how to make Hazelnut spread). This is my take. I’ve added a bit of cream to help it spread easier. Wonder how this will go with crumpets? Honesty time There are occasions, and I know that I am not alone in having these blasphemous […]

By February 6, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
How to Peel a Hazelnut – Method Explained

How to Peel a Hazelnut – Method Explained

How to peel a hazelnut Forget trying to take the paper thin brown covering off raw hazelnuts by scraping. Wow, what a faff! instead use this much quicker method for peeling hazelnuts easily. METHOD 1 Put the hazelnuts in a BIG saucepan and pour boiling water over them. 2 Add 3 tablespoons of baking powder […]

By February 6, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Herbs that Heal and Cure

Herbs that Heal and Cure

    Herbs that Heal and Cure SAGE ‘Eat sage in May, and you’ll live for aye.’ I’m not exactly sure how long ‘aye’ actually is, but perhaps the importance of this common herb is conveyed by its Latin name, Salvia, meaning ‘to be in good health’. Although it can be used throughout the year, […]

By February 5, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Natural Medicines

Natural Medicines

Natural medicines are fantastic for helping you get over sickness. We believe they are far better than any prescription medicines, especially for colds, flu etc. We will do a series of some of our favourite selections of natural medicines over the next few months and here is out first.   Ginger is an excellent, all-round […]

By February 5, 2015 1 Comments Read More →

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