I must admit I felt a mixture of both excitement and anxiety at the prospect. Anxiety because we couldn't take lots of "stuff" and what would we do if the weather was bad?? What would we eat? How would I cook it?!?! But I was also excited to try out the small space, and see… Continue reading Practice Runs
The new Self Build and Custom Housebuilding Act came into effect this year, ironically on 1st April. Although it does not change many of the current restrictions and processes relating to self-building, from April 2016, councils have to keep a register of aspiring self and custom home builders when planning for future housing and land… Continue reading Progress….just a little
Its been a while again since my last blog post, but I have been busy I promise. Lots of new recipes and makes to come, but for now I thought I would share with you a very quick fix I made last week. I am making a start on learning how to make my own… Continue reading Quick Fix
For those of you who do not live here in the UK, we as a nation have just taken part in a referendum. Whether to remain in or leave the European Union. OK. Hands up, I didn't vote. To be honest, I didn't feel anywhere near well enough informed to be able to make a… Continue reading Change is coming…..
I am continuing to enjoy my experiments with wild garlic, and this week I have made my absolute most favourite recipe so far. These wild garlic and cheddar scones are just so scrummy, I can barely wait for them to cool enough to eat, and especially decadent with a knob of butter on.... 220g self-raising… Continue reading Wild Garlic and Cheddar Scones
Following on from the success of my last experiment with wild garlic, I was spurred on to try using it in another recipe. I really didn't want to just use it in pesto, that would have been a little dull for me, so I found a couple of interesting looking recipes for wild garlic gnocchi… Continue reading Wild Garlic Gnocchi
A few days ago I posted a photo of some wild garlic that I had picked whilst out walking one day. Well I have been very busy over the last few days making good use of my harvest. The first thing that I made was wild garlic hummus. This was my first attempt and wasn't… Continue reading Wild Garlic Hummus