Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ellie’s Stuffed Peppers

By Ellie Mae O’Hagen The best thing about stuffed peppers is that they’re dead easy to make, but they look great. The filling for these peppers is lovely, rich and savoury, which contrasts nicely to the sweetness of the peppers, … Continue reading

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Have Your Cake and Eat It: A feminist perspective on baking

By Alyson Macdonald Feminism and cake are two of my favourite subjects, but they’re not exactly an obvious combination. Baking conjurers up an image of a cosy 1950s housewife, or perhaps the more contemporary figure of Nigella Lawson, who gives … Continue reading

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Perfect Potatoes

By Ellie Mae O’Hagen These potatoes are a perfect side-dish to light, summery dishes like chicken, fish or vegetables. They’re not as heavy as roasties, but more interesting and tasty than boiled potatoes. I usually serve them with a nice … Continue reading

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Salmon Pasta

by Simon Tyszko This is a v simple and Très delicious thick ribbon pasta dish (Pappardelle) which is delicious hot and equally mouthwatering when served cold. as with all of my recipes, I prefer guidelines rather than rules, play with … Continue reading

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Ladybirds in nettle pesto

By Fiona Bird To make the pesto: What to find: 50g young nettle leaves 25g Parmesan cheese clove garlic 25g toasted pine nuts Few twists freshly ground black pepper Aprrox 100ml rapeseed oil What to do: Put all of the … Continue reading

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Macaroni Cheese Surprise

By Sally Dyson Pasta – curly or small tubes are best Cheese Sauce – up to you whether it’s packet or home made Breadcrumbs A tablespoon of pine nuts A couple of tablespoons of capers, and Sultanas and Black olives … Continue reading

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Elderflower – the ideal introduction to foraged drinks.

This is a guest post from Doug Rouxel Elderflower is an ideal starting point for anyone who wants to have a go at making a drink based on something you can pick straight out of the hedgerow, there are three … Continue reading

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