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  1. Green Tomato Mincemeat

    by , 30-09-2018 at 09:03 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Scottishnewbie View Post
    Recipe for Green Tomato Mincemeat (tastes just like the stuff at Christmas)
    2.4 kg green tomatoes, minced
    2 kg minced, cored apples
    115 g beef suet (i used vegetable)
    1.4 kg brown sugar
    120 ml distilled white vinegar (I used cider as I didnt want it to be too vinegary)
    20 g salt
    7 g ground cinnamon
    7 g ground cloves (didnt have any so just used mised spice)
    6 g ground allspice
  2. soup to use up courgettes

    by , 22-07-2018 at 07:54 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by flopsy59 View Post
    just made this soup for lunch and its delicious

    courgette potato and cheddar soup


    500g potatoes, unpeeled and roughly chopped
    2 vegetable stock cubes
    1kg courgettes, roughly chopped
    bunch spring onion, sliced - save 1 for serving, if eating straight away
    100g extra-mature cheddar or vegetarian alternative, grated, plus a little extra to serve
    good grating fresh nutmeg, plus extra to serve

  3. Very simple, utterly delish, lemon pudding!

    by , 01-04-2018 at 10:07 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Nicos View Post
    I have been looking for a recipe for something to make with the juice of about 16 lemons once I gave made my lemoncello...
    I stumbled across this recipe (no use to me as it needs zest too!) which is something I've made for years.
    I just thought I'd share it with you as it's utterly wonderful...and, being Easter, it's also yellow!

    Lemon pudding recipe How to make Lemon pudding
  4. carrot and orange cake

    by , 17-03-2018 at 06:11 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Nicos View Post
    Thanks Bren!
    Made it up
    200g butter,200g sugar, 200g flour, 4 eggs. Big splodge of vanilla essence, finely grated zest of 2oranges and 2 finely grated carrots.
    Cinnamon to taste...

    Basically a Victoria sponge with added flavours...

    Has a nice texture with flavour bursts.
  5. Bean Recipes (dried beans)

    by , 05-10-2016 at 08:31 AM

    Quote Originally Posted by Two_Sheds View Post
    I am passionate about French beans: I grow 100+ plants every year, and I still have a dozen jars of dried beans in my cupboard from the year before.

    Beans are so good for you, reducing cholesterol, filling you up, low in calories, full of fibre & protein. I chuck a handful into most dishes (meat & veggie) to pad it out.
    By growing your own you are reducing food miles,
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