Category Archives: November

Ribollita – Tuscan Bean Soup with Cavalo Nero

I had Cavalo Nero (Tuscan Black Cabbage) in my veg box this week and remembered my recipe for this classic bean soup from Tuscany. Ribolitta means ‘reboiled’ as it is traditionally made, then reheated, and eaten the next day when … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Phở

At last I harvested my one and only pumpkin of the year, (See Kitchen Garden No.5) and I wanted to use it as quickly as possible. So on the day, (New Years Eve) I was making Vietnamese Turkey Phở and I … Continue reading

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Mulled Cider – smell it, taste it, love it……

Mulled Cider This is what we served at the Dinner At Mine Market Day. Vary the spices and amount of sugar to your own taste.

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Winter Wonder Warmer – Leek and Chorizo Brodo – Lunch at mine….

As I said in the most recent post on my weekly veg box, (Veg Box No.14) my heart sank a little when I went to pick it up. Nothing whatsoever to do with the brilliant Organic Wick who I pick … Continue reading

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Veg Box No.14

It’s been a while since I had a veg box from Organic Wick. The pick up for the boxes is just on Saturday morning and I’ve not been around recently. So here is my small vegetable box this week. A … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Lasagne with Ricotta, Amaretti and Sage Butter – Sunday Dinner at mine.

Pure comfort food, this is a very easy recipe for a very creamy and rich lasagne. The unusual addition of amaretti biscuits crumbled through it, adds a light, almondy level of flavour……Really?! Amaretti in a savoury dish? Yep, Amaretti as a ravioli filling … Continue reading

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Sloe Sloe

My sister Jane (Happy birthday Jane!) and my niece Sophie picked me these sloes in Somerset yesterday! How lucky am I?! Sloes are little oval fruits found on a spikey plant. The fruit look like little blue-black plums or large … Continue reading

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Chocolate Fudge Cake Topped with a Malibu and Pineapple Cake with Brazil Nut and Pecan Frangipan, covered in White Chocolate Icing……Pinachocola Chocpinabu Dream Cake

A birthday cake of all birthday cakes…..for some very gorgeous friends……They named it Pinachocola Chocpinabu Dream Cake…….   Two cakes to celebrate the joint 30th birthdays of Flossy and Tim and a surprise birthday cake for Petra, (revisiting her 30th!) … Continue reading

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