Review · Uncategorized

Product review – Lemonaid and ChariTea

I was sent a box of lemonade and tea based drinks who’s producers are trying to create social change. Starting as a small outfit in 2008 they have since grown and have raised over £560,000 for development projects in the communities of the organic, Fairtrade farmers that grow their ingredients. The aim is top help these… Continue reading Product review – Lemonaid and ChariTea

Allotment · Homemade · Uncategorized

B&Q is where my will to live, died.

I have been described by a friend on the allotment as negative, pessimistic as you will. My reasoning is if you already expect to be disappointed, you will feel better when you aren’t. I try not to allow myself to get excited by anything too much these days unless its physically happening or in my… Continue reading B&Q is where my will to live, died.

Allotment · Homemade · Uncategorized · Vegan · Vegetarian

Rhubarb and strawberry jam

Allotmenting has paid off in parts, i have a near inexhaustible supply of rhubarb which is a God send if you a) like it as much as i do and b) are disgusted by what people are charging for it. Triffids Seriously, i shlepped home with an easy 2.5Kg the other week (after prep) and… Continue reading Rhubarb and strawberry jam

Cheap · Homemade · Uncategorized

Pork, apple and stuffing mini pies

Mini or “hand” pies are apparently the new Pintrest craze sweeping the nations. A pie, you can hold, in your hand? WITCHCRAFT! Sweet or savoury, the Americans think they are on to something with these single serving pastries. As a Brit, i know we got there  first with pork pies, Cornish Pasties and eccles cakes,… Continue reading Pork, apple and stuffing mini pies