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What was the cheese in Jamie Olivers ​vegan lasagne?

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...

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Aubergine, olive and butter bean cassoulet Recipe (Vegan)

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...

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Herby pea soup

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...

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Is There a Place for Salt? Notes from BBC Food Programme.

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...

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Runner Bean Growth Measurement

This year to keep the children busy and inline with KS1 & KS2 learning objectives we are growing runner beans and measuring the height and yield and using technology to record the results.

Click here for our Runner Bean Growth Stats 2019 page.

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Churnet Valley Railway Staffordshire

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...

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Spring-time flowers

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...

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Don’t miss Jamie’s Quick & Easy Food.

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...

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Our recent gardening blogs and notes and enquiries from Gardeners’ World

Notes from Gardeners’ World April 26th 2019

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...

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Planting Runner Beans with the children over Easter.

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...

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Linda Garrould

High View, Wreningham, Norfolk,
NR16 1BH