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Significant Problems Faced by Smaller UK Dairy Farmers

Significant Problems Faced by Smaller UK Dairy Farmers

There are still significant problems faced by smaller UK dairy farmers. Similar protests to those by our own dairy farmers have been taking place across Europe, and are supported by the Landworkers’ Alliance (LWA). Although many LWA members producing milk and dairy products are not directly affected, as they sell directly through local outlets, the […]

Vegetables to grow in Autumn

Vegetables to grow in Autumn

Vegetables to Grow in Autumn Tim Wootton looks at what to grow in Autumn and ways of making the most of the second half of the growing season as crops are harvested and space becomes available. See also: Growing Carrots all year round The Self-sufficient Garden Garden Pest Control Low Maintenance Gardening   It’s now […]

By August 27, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Green Tomato Marmalade

Green Tomato Marmalade

This green tomato marmalade tastes like summer. For this quantity (2 jars) simply keep it covered in the fridge – it won’t be around for long. See also: Sweet Green Tomato Pickle Baked Green Tomatoes Fried Green Tomatoes Gooseberry & Lime Marmalade   INGREDIENTS 1 large or 2 small lemons 1kg (2lb 4oz) green tomatoes […]

By August 27, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried green tomatoes stand alongside grits and black-eyed peas as the embodiment of rustic American cuisine and good old-fashioned Southern hospitality. There are as many recipes for this dish as there are for any national favourite, and this is one of the best! They take only minutes to whip up into a tasty lunch, accompanied […]

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Baked Green Tomatoes Recipe

Baked Green Tomatoes Recipe

This baked green tomatoes recipe is a lovely sweet-savoury dish that makes a delightful accompaniment to meats and baked potatoes. It is simplicity itself and so quick to prepare and cook that it can truly be described as a fast, family food. See also: Sweet Green tomato Pickle Green Tomato Marmalade Baked Green Tomatoes Fried […]

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Green Tomato Tart

Green Tomato Tart

Elizabeth McCorquodale’s classic French apple tart takes on a cosmopolitan air when made with green tomatoes and Cox’s orange pippins to become Green Tomato Tart. Play with the quantities of apples and tomatoes depending on the availability of each. See also: Spiced Apple and Pear Pie Summer Pudding Fried Green Tomatoes Green Tomatoes Marmalade   […]

By August 27, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Sweet Green Tomato Pickle

Sweet Green Tomato Pickle

Elizabeth McCorquodale’s wonderful concoction for Sweet Green Tomato Pickle is based on a Canadian recipe that uses up all your tomatoes: thin-walled, imperfect and of any colour or size, as long as they are firm and crunchy. As it is, it makes an unbelievably crisp and delicious accompaniment to cold meats and cheese or, if […]

By August 27, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
DIY Poultry House Plans

DIY Poultry House Plans

John Butterworth shares his DIY poultry house plans for making a very substantial chicken house. See also: DIY Solar Power for the Poultry House Red Mite in Poultry Housing Building a Potting Bench Building a Wooden Storage Shed   Why bother to build your own hen-house when there are so many on the market? The […]

By August 25, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Electric Fencing Energisers

Electric Fencing Energisers

One of the key components to a good electric fence is an energiser and the general rule is the longer the fence, the more powerful the energiser. Meriel Younger from www.electricfencing.co.uk, guides us through the maze of electric fencing energisers and explains how you can save time and money by choosing the right energiser following […]

By August 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Making Sugar Mice

Making Sugar Mice

Making sugar mice is easy to make, with perhaps the hardest thing being the sourcing of the mould – the Internet, as usual, always seems to provide a way. You really must use a jam making thermometer though, and be very, very careful of any ‘spitting’ hot sugar from the pan. Once it has reached […]

By August 21, 2015 4 Comments Read More →

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