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Food banks in Sheffield

You may well have, like me, noticed a growing number of references in the news to food poverty in the UK and the growing need for community food banks supporting families who are struggling to buy food in times of … Continue reading

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A Sunday Italian feast

This weekend I had a craving for pork cheek ragu, and as we had a few people round, I whipped up a small Italian style menu.  I LOVE this pork cheek recipe – as long as you check the recipe … Continue reading

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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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Hash Brownies

A few weeks ago I spotted an offer on Twitter from Sheffield’s Hash Brownies or #brownies as they brand themselves, for some free (free!) brownies for anyone interested in trying them.  As it happens, I was interested.  I got in … Continue reading

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Garden gluts

At the moment I’m constantly trying to come up with new recipes to use up the produce in the garden – I’m a bit overwhelmed with runner beans, there are tonnes of blackberries (not literally tonnes obviously but I picked … Continue reading

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The Schoolrooms, Bradfield

I headed up to Bradfield Farmers Market on Saturday afternoon with a friend but I think we left it a bit late.  By the time we got there (1.45), stalls were already clearing up and many were looking low on … Continue reading

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Tasting menu at the Wig and Pen

A couple of weeks ago I was invited down to try the Wig and Pen‘s new tasting menu on Campo Lane, just behind Sheffield Cathedral.  The Wig and Pen closed in its previous incarnation last November and re-opened under the … Continue reading

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