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Vegan Lasagne by Jamie Oliver Friday Night Feasts on Channel four this week featured Romesh Ranganathan as the guest cook. The show started with Jamie saying he'd found the perfect vegan cheese to make a vegan lasagne but for whatever reason, he doesn't go on to name...read more
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By Katy Beskow, from 15 Minute Vegan Comfort Food by Katy Beskow (Quadrille, £15) Photography © Dan Jones Serves 4 Carbon emissions: 0.55kg per serving Aubergine soaks up the wonderful flavours of oregano and cinnamon in this moreish cassoulet. Serve straight to the...read more
By Katy Beskow, from 15 Minute Vegan Comfort Food by Katy Beskow (Quadrille, £15) Photography © Dan Jones Serves 4 Carbon emissions: 0.56kg per serving This soup is delicious as part of a picnic. Ladle into an insulated flask while hot and swirl over the soya cream...read more
Is There a Place for Salt? The Food Programme from April 23rd 2018 Salt has long been prized, but in recent years it has become, for many, something to be avoided: to reduce or even eliminate. At the same time, there are new salt making businesses popping up all over...read more
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Anyone ever wondered how weddings turned into such a complicated and costly experience? I got married 16 years ago and even then brides were happily allowing their parents to stretch their budgets to cover an 'out of the pages of a magazine' experience. Of course,...read more
Tim Peakes spacecraft attracts 1.3 million visitors as science Museum marks Apollo anniversaries with Summer of Space.
Space the final frontier for families at the Science Museum this summer Over 1.3 million people saw astronaut Tim Peake’s Spacecraft during its 20-month tour of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales presented by Samsung and science Museum Group. The Soyuz...read more
Make the most of the Asparagus season with British Asparagus Risotto with Crispy Fried Soft Boiled Eggread more
Tribute Act to the Forces Sweetheart Vera Lynn to perform at Churnet Valley Railway This May Bank Holiday Weekend Churnet Valley Railway (Staffordshire) is gearing up for the return of its annual Forties event, running from Friday 24th May to Monday 27th May...read more
What a typical spring day it is today. One minute blue skies, the next showers. However, despite the rain, the longer days and the warming sun to come will surely lift anyone's spirits, including mine. I love Spring and in particular, nature renewing itself. This...read more
Channel 4 8pm Friday Night For a good deal on this book click here to see it on Amazon.co.uk I hadn't seen any PR about the start of this new series and actually missed it on Friday night but caught up on Saturday morning using the great new Channel 4 App on our Apple...read more
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With warmer weather on the horizon, Monty makes a start on getting some tender veg underway, recommends plants which thrive with very little water and gives tips on the spring maintenance of houseplants. With the increasing popularity of houseplants, Nick Bailey...read more
Each year we like to grow runner beans with the children as it's one of those fast-growing plants that keeps them interested, during May and June they can grow 5 to 10 cms a day so the children can practically see them growing. Growing your own fruit and veg is also a...read more
Gardeners’ World has a full hour of gardening this Easter weekend and Monty gets going with a new planting project, as well as giving plenty of tips on getting our lawns and plants into tip top condition for the season ahead. And Monty has a surprise guest visiting...read more
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