Category Archives: August – Recipes

Plum, Damson & Gage Recipes

Make the most of the short season with Damson & Gin Sorbet, Plum & Cobnut Crumble, Greengage & Almond Tart, Spiced Plum or Damson Sauce and Pickled Damsons. Read on

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Bilberry Recipes

Tarte Aux Myrtilles Sauvages is a classic of the Alsace region and my favourite way of eating wild bilberries. An ice cream can be made to use up leftover juices. Read on

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To cook one badger…

This recipe for badger was published in today’s Western Daily Press in a letter from Linda Piggott-Vijeh and comes from a French cookbook Les Cuisines Oubliees. Read on

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Basil Recipes

Home-made pesto – far superior to anything you can buy and served in the traditional Ligurian manner; A Provençal Ratatouille and a Cream Sauce to serve with fish. Three uses of Basil this month. Read on

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Recipes for a gardening glut

Recipes for Runner Bean Pickle, Bilberry Tart and Ice Cream, Roast Tomato and Basil Soup, Deep-fried Courgette flowers, and other ways with courgettes. Read on

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Sardines on Toast

This is a modern take on an old classic using fresh sardines. If you are barbequing the sardines, which is what I would recommend, then toast the bread on the barbeque too… Read on

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