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Homemade Blackcurrant Jam

Until last summer I’d never made jam, but after moving to Streamfield and inheriting a vegetable patch and fruit cage bursting with a wide variety of fruits, I’ve had to learn pretty fast.  The weather over the last few weeks has been incredible and this year … Continue reading

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Delicious Homemade Raspberry/Blackberry Vodka

With the nights drawing in and a definite autumnal chill in the air, I’m beginning to turn my thoughts to Christmas and making my favourite yuletide tipples – Raspberry and Blackberry Vodkas.  They’re incredibly simple to make and taste delicious, and the perfect nightcap … Continue reading

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Easy Peasy Home-Made Elderflower Cordial

Elderflower Cordial encapsulates the perfect English summer, it’s so quintessentially English and so easy to make!  On a hot summer’s day I love nothing better than the clink of icecubes, the smell of elderflower and the fizz of sparkling water.  It’s so refreshing … Continue reading

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Sizzling Garlic and Herb Infused Escargots

Sometimes it’s rather fun to serve something slightly different for supper and I find escargots are always a great conversational piece when entertaining friends!!  Escargots are incredibly easy to prepare, have a certain wow factor, as well as tasting fabulous!  I served these last night when some … Continue reading

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How To Make Your Own Delicious Prosciutto

Here on the farm, we rear our own organic pork.  As well as producing fabulous joints, chops and sausages, one of the things we enjoy most is curing our own prosciutto.  Curing is incredibly easy and you can do this at home with … Continue reading

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Delicious Rhubarb Fool – Where I Become The Fool!!

When you need a quick and easy pudding, subtly stylish and absolute delicious – this is just the ticket!  My husband, adores rhubarb, and his mother is the Rhubarb Fool Queen, so with some trepidation, I whipped this up a few nights … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Shortcakes and Pudding Ideas

These delicious heart-shaped shortcakes are so quick and easy to make and are incredibly versatile.  Ingredients – Makes 14  175g plain flour 1.5 tsp baking powder pinch of salt 45g butter diced 2 tbsp caster sugar 1 large egg 2-3 tbsp … Continue reading

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