June 2020 Gardeners’ World Magazine Review

June 2020 Gardeners’ World Magazine Review

Just a quick post to let you know that the June 2020 edition of the Gardeners’ World magazine arrived in the post today. I’ve had lots of people ask what do you get if you subscribe to the magazine and how does it arrive etc, so I’ve recorded a short...
Microwave Steam Pudding Recipe

Microwave Steam Pudding Recipe

Cooking time: 5 minutes Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients: 100g Soft butter 100g Caster Sugar (or granulated) 100g Self Raising flour ** 2 large eggs 2 tbsp of milk Method: You will need a 1.5 pint pudding bowl – slightly larger will be fine. Beat the butter and sugar...
Veganism turns 75 years old this World Vegan Day

Veganism turns 75 years old this World Vegan Day

It’s hard now to believe that there was a time before the term Vegan had been invented. Those who think veganism is a modern fad should think again – this ethical lifestyle choice has just turned 75 this World Vegan Day (1 November). The special day commemorates...
The Scientific Way To Make A Perfect Cup Of Tea

The Scientific Way To Make A Perfect Cup Of Tea

This is a subject very close to my heart, on a busy weekend day I literally lose count of the number of cups of tea consumed in our house. Each day 165 million cups of tea are drunk in the UK. That’s far more than coffee. Despite recent reports that tea drinking is...

Jamie Oliver Meat Balls from the Naked Chef revisited

Jamie Oliver has just released a video on Facebook of him cooking the meatballs recipe he did over 20 years ago in the Naked Chef. In the video, Jamie wears the same shirt and has the same Naked Chef format with questions being put to him from behind the...