Three ways to use wild garlic

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Three ways to use wild garlic

Posted 27 / 04 / 2020

Springtime riverbanks all over the UK are carpeted with beautiful, fragrant wild garlic. This is one of my favourite foraging crops, and it’s super versatile for use in the kitchen. Like bulb garlic, wild garlic has lots of beneficial properties and can lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Finding wild garlic Chances are, you’ll smell it […]

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Recipe: veggie mushroom burgers

Posted 28 / 03 / 2020

There are lots of different vegetarian burger patties on the market available to buy, but there’s something really satisfying about tucking into your own recipe. I often cook this when I fancy a treat, and the good news is these mushroom burgers are packed with protein and fibre, B vitamins and selenium, a powerful antioxidant […]

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Seasonal recipe: Leek & gorgonzola risotto

Posted 24 / 02 / 2020

There’s nothing more homey and satisfying on a cold evening that a steaming pot of risotto. It’s nutritious and tasty for all the family, and a benefit of this recipe is that it only takes one pot. This recipe is a really tasty one, with punchy blue cheese, aromatic thyme and seasonal leeks, packed with […]

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Seasonal recipe: Winter white bean broth

Posted 27 / 01 / 2020

I think that during the colder months there’s nothing better than a hearty bowl of warming soup – and even better when it’s this simple and mess-free to make! Creamy cannellini beans (also known as white kidney beans) add protein and bulk, and the broth is warm and fragrant with herbs – it’s a real […]

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Boxing Day recipe: root vegetable tatin

Posted 21 / 12 / 2019

After all the festivities of Christmas Day, it’s nice to know that a tasty, filling spread can be easily knocked up on Boxing Day without very much fuss. This root vegetable tatin is a base of crisp, buttery puff pastry topped with blue cheese, roast carrots, parsnips and potato that looks great on the table […]

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Seasonal recipe: hearty homity pie

Posted 25 / 11 / 2019

As a gardener, it’s easy to get itchy fingers in the colder months – there just doesn’t seem to be much to do! I find a good remedy for this is to give myself permission to step back, take a rest and relax. Cold, dark evenings make staying at home seem much more appealing than in the […]

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