Category Archives: preserving food

mozzarella

One of my goals for this year is to take more responsibility for creating my own food. Mostly this means growing fruit and vegetables in the garden, but I also want to perfect my bread-making technique, and experiment with making … Continue reading

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permaculture 2: catch and store energy

These pretty little primulas have nothing to do with today’s post, I just felt in need of some spring-like colour and cheeriness. I’m a little late with February’s permaculture principles post (ok, three weeks late, but let’s not worry about … Continue reading

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on being nosey

I took some pictures of the garden at the weekend to do a kind of ‘end of the month’ thing, and I wanted to show them to you, but it’s taking me forever to get round to uploading them, and … Continue reading

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rescue mission

I picked up some basil and coriander at the supermarket on Saturday. You probably know the sort. Hundreds of tiny little plants crammed into a pot, wrapped in cellophane to make them stand upright, then sold as ‘grow your own … Continue reading

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drying herbs

This is my rosemary bush. It sits in a bright blue planter, attached to a bright blue bench, which is the first thing I see when I leave the house. It’s been there a couple of years now, and started … Continue reading

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look, I made jam!

Each and every Saturday morning we toddle off to the Country Market just down the road. Lots of lovely women (and a couple of gents) selling home made jam, chutney, pies, scrummy cakes, scones, biscuits, birthday cards, knitted baby clothes, … Continue reading

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