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Three nut butters to see you through winter

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Three nut butters to see you through winter

Nut butters are delicious, easy and incredibly satisfying to make. You will need a food processor (or a pestle and mortar if you have hours to spare and need a serious upper body workout). The process is the same for all of these butters. Once you know how it works you can experiment with flavourings and uses. Try adding cinnamon or mixed spice. You can mix the nuts and try more exotic ones like pistachios or macadamias. They are a great way to play with flavours. Eat on toast, in smoothies, in baking, in desserts or straight out of the...

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Pumpkin & Squash Recipes

Autumn Halloween Recipes

Pumpkin & Squash Recipes

Healthy, comforting and so filling, the squash family has a special place in my heart. These are two recent creations of mine. An Indian meal is always my go to cuisine for a vegetarian get together my Crown Prince curry went down very well. I'm particularly pleased with the pumpkin pie ice cream which transformed the rather uninspiring flesh of a  carving pumpkin into something quite delicious.

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It's plum time! Recipes for the season

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It's plum time! Recipes for the season

Blessed with a productive plum tree it seems a little churlish to complain but it sometimes stretches my culinary creativity. Plum wine is brewing, the crumbles  are coming thick and fast but I thought I'd share a few recent creations for any of you drowning in a deluge of plums.

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Three Recipes for Blackberry Season

Autumn Recipes Summer

Three Recipes for Blackberry Season

As this year's blackberries appear in the hedgerows it's time to find some alternatives to the ubiquitous crumble. A delicious ripe blackberry should be shiny, plump and black. Remember to avoid picking blackberries on main roads and those close to the ground. Wash them well, just before using.

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Pretty Petal Ice Cubes

Kids Recipes Summer

Pretty Petal Ice Cubes

Impress your family with these incredible ice cubes! Did you know that there are a lot of flowers in your garden that you can eat? But be careful because there are a lot that taste horrible and can make you ill too.  You must be sure that no one has sprayed nasty chemicals on them either. Always check with an adult but have a look for these flowers in your garden. Download our worksheet! How to make pretty petal ice cubes The Best Edible Flowers for Your Pretty Petal Ice Cubes Rose petals are beautiful and delicious. They come in...

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