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Can we have more of all good things?

Last week I had an addition to my regular veg box – a magazine by the amusing name of “WickedLeeks”. It seems this is something I have been missing in my Riverford experience, as it turns out they have quite an active website. https://wickedleeks.riverford.co.uk/ I was very pleasantly surprised by the content, which I foundContinue reading “Can we have more of all good things?”

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Eating Cheaply, Healthily and Sustainably – part 5. Lentils

This is not part of my blog, but I really wanted to share this open letter, and ask anyone who is interested in the debates around Covid and Lockdown to read it and to share it. https://docs4opendebate.be/en/open-letter/ Now, back onto topic. I am an ambassador for The Real Food Campaign, and one of the ideasContinue reading “Eating Cheaply, Healthily and Sustainably – part 5. Lentils”

Flowers in my vegetable patch

This post is inspired by a question my grandfather asked me. He is a wonderful, wise 95 year old who, amongst other things such as writing letters, cooking dinner, visiting neighbours and ringing his grandchildren, still potters around his garden and makes his own compost. He knows more about growing vegetables than anyone else IContinue reading “Flowers in my vegetable patch”

Eating Cheaply, Healthily and Sustainably part 4 – When dinner didn’t get planned!

I have already written about Dinner and how I plan it out, in my Real Food post last November https://ecogreengp.home.blog/2019/11/28/real-food/, but since then, the kids have grown and the leftovers don’t appear so often – I haven’t quite managed to up the quantities enough on the Sunday veg yet! .. So I am finding thatContinue reading “Eating Cheaply, Healthily and Sustainably part 4 – When dinner didn’t get planned!”

Eating Cheaply, Healthily and Sustainably – part 2: Soup

I love soup. My kids will confirm this. I would happily eat soup every day, sometimes twice a day. I make hundreds of different soups … some smooth, some thick, some creamy and velvety. Broths, chunky soups, vegetarian and not. If I like the ingredients, I will in general love the soup. … Just don’tContinue reading “Eating Cheaply, Healthily and Sustainably – part 2: Soup”