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mes vacances

No prizes for guessing where I’ve been on holiday this year but it really was the holiday with a difference …. Unfortunately I slipped walking down a very steep hill on the second day of our holiday in the south … Continue reading

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a courgette a day

Keeps the doctor away? Well, it is one of your five a day. It seems that once they appear, they grow pretty quickly and the more you pick them, the more they grow. Does that make sense? I hope so. … Continue reading

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bigger is better

Well, let me clarify things here – we’re not talking huge, marrow sized courgettes (thankfully!). Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall suggests picking your courgettes when they’re the size of your finger. And I’m thinking he means his finger, not mine. If we get … Continue reading

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small is beautiful

Look! Our first courgettes! I know, they’re tiny but it really is so exciting watching them grow! The tomato plants seem to be doing fine. The dill is doing well but the coriander looking a bit straggly. Neither of these … Continue reading

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National Vegetarian Week

Given that it’s National Vegetarian Week (19-25 May) I thought it would be a good time to give you an update on my Graeme’s our veggies in the greenhouse. These are the courgette plants.  In pots where there was nothing there … Continue reading

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Meat Free Monday – winter, week 06

Hooray! We’re now working on 2013’s cooking! Last week I made the cauliflower korma for lunch and then the vegetable and tofu stir-fry with soba noodles for dinner. The cauliflower korma made a lovely lunch. I just had it on … Continue reading

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Meat Free Monday – autumn, week 11

Well, what can I say – I wasn’t here at all last week. Not just late – totally absent! So, where was I? Dare I say? OK, I was sunning myself beside a swimming pool in Tenerife! Yep, the whole … Continue reading

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