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Asian style noodle soup with turkey meatballs

Not the catchiest title for a dish, admittedly, but I was really pleased with this quick recipe.  It’s low-fat but hearty and wholesome and pretty adaptable – you could use a different kind of mince for the meatballs, chicken strips … Continue reading

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Tideswell Food Festival

A 30 minute drive outside Sheffield lies the village of Tideswell in the Peak District, where a food revolution is gathering pace.  Saturday 7th May saw their first ever Food Festival take place, with chances to explore and find out … Continue reading

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Apple jelly

Still on my mission to work through the apples from the trees in the garden, this weekend I made apple jelly for the first time – mixed results; it tastes pretty good but looks wise I could have done better … Continue reading

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Abundance

We have two apple trees in our garden and this year we’ve got a crop that to call bumper, would be a massive understatement.  So far we’ve got about 9 crates of cooking apples in the cellar and we’ve only … Continue reading

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Sheffield Food Network

I stumbled across the Sheffield Food Network a while ago, which describes itself as being “everything and anything to do with sustainable food and drink in Sheffield”.  It’s a map of Sheffield that pinpoints sustainable food outlets, sites for foraging, … Continue reading

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Thyme pesto

Frankly, my herbs have gone CRAZY.  In particular, the parsley and thyme – though the sage has been making a late bid for world domination too.  The basil has put on a pretty poor show this year, so my hopes … Continue reading

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Halloumi, mint and veg skewers

It was a gloriously sunny day in Sheffield on Sunday, felt like the best day for weeks – but we were crossing the Pennines today for BBQ with some friends in Manchester. Luckily it turned out that the sun even … Continue reading

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