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5 to Grow…

As we move well into February and start believing those dark dank winter days might be over soon, I am presenting you with the tip top green finger info on what to grow in your patch. This marks the start … Continue reading

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What Counts?!

I know quite well myself the confusion of which fruits and vegetables count as one of the hallowed 5-a-day. Here are a few tips to help you on your way to a real 5-a-day! Smoothies! One of favourite things to … Continue reading

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Raw or Cooked?

People who are health concious are always wondering which rumours about veg are true. is it better raw, do you cook all the goodness out, can you eat x, y and z raw or do they have to be cooked? … Continue reading

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Easy Raspberry Jam

I love making jam, and this is one of the many recipes to follow. Best bit? It’s dead simple, and you can use frozen fruit which is a fraction of the price of fresh or, of course, grow your own! You will … Continue reading

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Strawberry Jam

I love jam, I endeavour to try preserving every fruit and veg under the sun before I’m grey. You will need: pot, spoon, sterilised jars. Ingredients: 675g strawberries (fresh, home grown or defrosted) 700g preserving sugar 2tbsp lemon juice 1tsp balsamic vinegar … Continue reading

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15 Tips Parents Should Know Before Bribing Their Kids With Chocolate!

This piece is a fabulous selection of advice from Fiona Faulkner’s book 25 Foods Kids Hate which was reviewed by Good Food magazine. 1. Get Them Shopping – Try involve your kids in some small way, maybe writing the list? 2. … Continue reading

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