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Country Cottage Pie

This is my adaptation of cottage pie – a true one pot family meal. You can swap a lot of the ingredients depending on what you have available, or what you enjoy eating.

If I’m feeding more than our usual hungry four, I add a couple of handfuls of lentils (pre-cooked and tender) but you could double up the meat if you like.

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Basic Ratatouille

In January I think that I’ll never see another summer vegetable but then the warmer weather arrives and here we are at last with courgettes, salads, tomatoes and lots more, ripening and growing in the tunnel and outside in the garden.
This is my quick ratatouille recipe which is really a base for so many dishes and can be fancied up to be a meal in itself.

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Strawberry Cordial

I’m trying to get ahead with my preparation for summer and so I’m making strawberry cordial from my frozen stock from last year. The recipe is the same as if I were using fresh.

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Courgette Loaf

Courgettes may not seem like the natural ingredient for a cake but they actually work really well and this recipe makes a fabulous, sweet, spiced loaf!

Experiment with the spices and added ingredients to find the perfect combination for you!

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