Stuffed Courgette Flowers

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Anne & Sunny harvested some splendid courgettes on Saturday morning so I felt this warranted a simple & quick (non deep fat fried!) recipe for stuffing the  flowers so they could be enjoyed at their best. This makes enough to stuff 4-6 flowers. Continue reading

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Field Rations Recipes – Granola, lentil & quinoa burgers, cashew hummus & chocolate cake!

Some recipes this week that use a number of the great items stocked by Tracey and the Field Rations team, in particular the new additions of quinoa & buckwheat flour. Search using “fieldration” on the recipes section of the website and they are all listed separately. Many thanks to Tracey for the delicious Buckwheat Granola recipe (see below) which has been requested by many FLF members . Continue reading

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Don’t Cry! :’(

Crying OnionIt is one of nature’s many ironies that the most commonly used vegetable ingredients regularly reduces cooks to tears. The very first step in so many recipes is to ‘finely chop the onion’, after which subsequent instructions become a blue as the eyes fill with water and tears begin to flow!

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Chocolate buckwheat cake

Adapted from a recipe by Aran Goyoaga (from Small Plates & Sweet treats) which serves 8+ . Friends say this gluten free cake is better the second day after baking but it has never lasted that long in our house ! Continue reading

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Red lentil quinoa burgers

Serves 4-6 and is based on a recipe from “Meatless Monday” website Continue reading

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Cashew hummus

Adapted from the Gluten free goddess website – serves 4-6 Continue reading

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Lentil and hazelnut burgers

Original recipe from BBC Good Food website – serves 4 Continue reading

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Veg Garden Summer Fete and Plant Sale

Sunday 8th June saw our biggest event of the year – and it was a huge success…

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Chard gnocchi with beetroot ‘pesto’

I had lost this gnocchi recipe which is based on one by Ruth Rogers of River Café but found it again paired with the beetroot “pesto” recipe in House & Garden magazine and they do really work well together. It makes about 20 gnocchi – draining the ricotta may seem a bit fussy but it does pay off! Continue reading

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Broad bean, lettuce & basil soup

A simple spring (or is it nearly summer?) rustic soup courtesy of Nigel Slater which serves 4. For those that prefer a less rustic appearance, it can be blitzed with a hand blender at the end to give a smooth green velvety soup. IF I don’t have many broad beans, I add in frozen peas at the end. Continue reading

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