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Recipe ideas for allotment grown fruit and vegetables

Broad Bean Gaucamole Recipe

Broad Bean Guacamole Recipe

Broad beans are high in protein and contain many nutritious vitamins and minerals. Our broad bean guacamole recipe is a good way of using up a bumper harvest of beans. See our guide on how to grow broad beans. The strong flavour of the guacamole helps mask the broad bean taste that some people dislike, […]

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Asparagus Leek Soup Recipe

Asparagus And Leek Soup Recipe

Asparagus and leeks are both available in April and May when there is little else ready for eating. See our guide on how to grow leeks. Combined together they make a healthy, light, creamy tasting soup good for adults and children. Ingredients – Asparagus & Leak Soup Provides soup for four people. Serve with fresh bread. […]

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Rhubarb Crumble Recipe

Rhubarb Crumble Recipe

Growing rhubarb, and making rhubarb crumble, is easy to do and much appreciated by friends and family.You can find a guide on how to grow rhubarb on our website. Ingredients – Rhubarb Crumble Recipe Preparing The Rhubarb Crumble Top Serves 2-3 people. For a hungry family of four – double all the ingredients. Serve with custard or […]

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Beetroot Soup Recipe

Beetroot is best known as an ingredient in salads, but it is much more than that. Beetroot soup is just one example of how a wonderfully sweet vegetable can be the star of a meal. How To Make Beetroot Soup Once all the preparation is complete, start by gently frying the onion in some olive […]

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Allotment Ratatouille Recipe - Close Up

Allotment Ratatouille Recipe

Chard and courgettes are two of the most easy allotment vegetables to grow. Sometimes the challenge is how to use up a bumper harvest in a way the family will enjoy. This allotment ratatouille recipe is a twist on the traditional method, substituting colourful chard for aubergines, and makes a great meal that the whole […]

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Chard Soup Recipe

Chard Soup Recipe

Chard is a great autumn or early winter vegetable to grow. It can replace spinach in many recipes, and can be included in risottos, ratatouille, and lasagne. It also makes delicious soups, with a taste reminiscent of lentils. Click here to see our guide on how to grow chard. How To Make Chard Soup Once […]

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Salmorejo Recipe

Have tomatoes? Perhaps cucumber too? Salmorejo is a traditional Spanish recipe that is delicious, full of nutrients, and quick and easy to make. How To Make Salmorejo This is a one pot recipe. Simply dice everything up small and then blend everything together. The dish is traditionally made with old (hard / stale) bread, mainly because […]

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How To Make Jam In A Breadmaker

Using a breadmaker to make jam is easier and quicker than other methods – see our step by step guide on How To Make Jam In A Breadmaker below. Alternatively, you may like to see our full guide on How To Make Jam (this includes the principles of jam making, jam making equipment, and a […]

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