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Recipe ideas for allotment grown fruit and vegetables

Courgette Recipes

Courgette Recipes

If you have been fortunate enough to have nursed your young courgette seedlings through a chilly spring time, and a thirsty summer, you may now be enjoying a bumper harvest. A mature courgette plant, let alone two or three, can start to produce an overwhelming number of courgettes. What to do with a sudden glut […]

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Tortilla De Patata Recipe

Tortilla De Patata

What to do with potatoes in season? Tortilla de patata is one answer. Delicious, well suited to hot weather, and ideally accompanied by a refreshing salad – and rioja. How To Make Tortilla De Patata Step 1 – Preparing The Vegetables The first step of preparing the tortilla is to soften the potatoes, onion, and […]

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Mulled Wine Recipe – serve chilled

It has taken a long time this winter (in the South of England) for the weather to eventually get cold.  I’m grateful for this opportunity as I’ve been able to work on my allotment, tidying things up for next year on weekends that in other years would have been impossible due to snow or frozen […]

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Cabbage casserole or Verzada

I remember when I was a teenager and how at the mention of cabbage for dinner I had that sinking feeling of disappointment in my stomach.  And here I am now about to sing the praises of cabbage and a dinner so delicious that I named my blog after it!  Yes,  the picture below is […]

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Wild rice salad – Yummy!

I love eating healthily,  sometimes just as much as I love eating unhealthily!  Tonight was just such an occasion.  A delicious wild rice salad prepared with all the ingredients that I would love to say,  but unfortunately I can’t,  came from the allotment.  ‘Wild rice’ – even typing these words fills me with excitement. It’s […]

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