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Recipes – LandGirl

Recipes

You learn to cook so that you don’t have to be a slave to recipes. You get what’s in season and you know what to do with it. – Julia Child

Chocolate Beetroot Muffins

I know what you're thinking...  but trust me: chocolate and beetroot are a great combination. T he beetroot have done well this year.  We have grown three varieties: Bettolo, Chioggia and Burpees Golden.  I'v...

Halloween!

After a glorious autumn the pumpkins have ripened well.  I left them in the pumpkin patch to catch as many sun rays as possible. I harvested them just before a spell of rain was forecast because I didn't want...

Apple muffins

While our main apple tree has cropped well this year, our stepovers around the vegetable garden have had a mixed season. T hey are only two years old so they're still establishing and I have been careful to c...

Baked Custards

When all four of our chooks are laying daily we are soon overrun with eggs.  Friends and family are more than happy to take the free-range, welfare-assured eggs from our happy hens but it's also made me look fo...

Roast Tomato Soup

If you're lucky you may have a glut of tomatoes - more than you can eat in salads alone. T his recipe works best with the bigger tomatoes (we grew "Ailsa Craig") and who doesn't like a smokey, creamy tomato...
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Fig and Goat’s Cheese Tart

My little fig tree has been with me through hell and high water. Well three house moves and several very hot summers in a negligently small pot. N ow it is enjoying its retirement on a south-facing brick wall...

Sorrel and Salmon Soup

Perpetual Sorrel is very easy to grow.  I sowed the seed last year and this year I've been rewarded with a dense thicket. A s the name implies, it's a perennial which comes back stronger the more you cut it b...

Tricolore!

The first tomato and basil harvest is always hungrily awaited in our household. I t's a watershed moment in the calendar when I source the best quality mozzarella cheese I can find and make the simplest of Tr...
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Purple Basil Martini

I had my first basil martini on my honeymoon in Vietnam (sorry – blatant place-drop there) and the herby hint was subtle but delicious. T he purple basil works particularly well because it gives the cocktail ...