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SUN DRIED TOMATOES

I adore sun dried tomatoes and but feel very indulgent whenever buying a commercially made jar. Apart from the fact that they are annoyingly expensive, I kick myself for never having tried to make them myself. So this year, after having made plenty of tomato sauce, tomato and apple chutney and after Olivia added the…
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HERBS FOR GROWING, USING and PRESERVING wherever you live

There is nothing simpler or more rewarding than growing your own herbs and when you start to cook to be able to stretch out for a handful of your home grown thyme or basil. Whether you are limited to a small garden or patio, to a balcony, hanging basket, wall planting or a window sill,…
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Relishing the Summer BBQ

A guest post here from Olivia, daughter of Philippa – 24 year old trying to maintain the family heritage! Summer may be looking dreary here in the UK but I’m holding out hope for another heatwave and I know for everyone it would be a sad day if we called summer over¬†before September has even…
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