Making raspberry jam

I don’t know why I have never attempted to make jam. It always seemed like an arcane magic that I should not attempt. It is strange as I always remember my mum in the kitchen…

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Layered Cheesy Vegetables

This month’s random recipe challenge over at Belleau Kitchen involves the number forty. It is the 40th month of running random recipes and in honour of the occasion we were asking to choose whatever recipe…

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Rhubarb Chutney

Chutney is one of those things I have learnt to make recently. I always thought that there was some dark art involved, but it is actually really simple to make. My first try, Date and…

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Simple Cranberry Sauce

Cranberries, these bright red berries come into season in the Autumn and start appearing in bags in the shops.  They must be an amazing sight on the bushes, the bright red making lovely splashes of…

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Apple Chutney: Perfect with Roast Pork

Apple chutney is a great way to use up a large apple crop. It is perfect with roast pork or a ploughman’s lunch. Last week we discovered an apple tree growing wild. We picked some…

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