Monthly Archives: February 2011

Farmer’s markets and farm shops

Spring is in the air, so I thought it a good idea to remind readers about our excellent local farmer’s markets and farm shops. There is a farmer’s market almost every Sunday morning (see box) so you could give the … Continue reading

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Future cooking stars!

Is your child a budding chef or food writer? Does he or she love to bake or rustle up something ambitious in the kitchen? I know some children read this column so why not have a go at writing about … Continue reading

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lovely marmalade

I just made this year’s marmalade using a new recipe – this time from Nigella’s How to Eat. This was even simpler than The River Cafe one from last year. I used 750g Seville oranges, 1.4kg sugar, 2 lemons. You … Continue reading

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Childwickbury jams, syrups and sweets

I met Andrea Hill today who lives and works in Childwickbury. She makes fabulous jams, game sauce, syrups and sweets from the fruit trees that grow on the estate. Andrea also raises bees. She has had such interest in her … Continue reading

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