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The place for all things food & drink. Recipes, tips & techniques, food growing, foraging, brewing and more  – Eat Drink & Be Merry! 

Latest Recipes

Sweet Potato & Coconut Milk Curry

This easy, adaptable curry dish is sweet and satisfying. Perfect for a ‘Friday night Fakeaway’ or meat-free mid-week meal.

Making Chicken Stock in a Slow Cooker

Cut down on your kitchen waste by making your own chicken stock the easy way using a slow cooker.

Shortbread-style Ginger Biscuits

Treat yourself to these shortbread-style, easy ginger biscuits, which are perfect for dunking in your tea. Try not to eat them in one sitting!

From Lawn to Food Forest

Back in March 2019 we decided to start a food forest project in the front garden. It was a pretty easy decision to make. The front garden was mostly lawn, and we never really did much with it other than mow it, on what seemed liked too regular as basis….

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Winter Savory

Find out why you should make space in your plot for this hardy, perennial herb.

Low maintenance and a great addition to hearty, warming meals like stews, soups and stocks.