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Garden Diary, May 16th

The garden is flourishing with the fine weather we have had these past few weeks. The early potatoes a pushing through strongly (below) If this warm weather keeps up and with judicious watering I should be digging new potatoes in about eight weeks … Continue reading

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Fish : Variation on a Theme

Uncommonly good Cod Even alongside Haddock and Herring, Cod is probably the best known and most widely used fish in Britain today. When fish and chips is spoken of the ‘fish’ is expected to be Cod! But with long periods of over-fishing and … Continue reading

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The Evolution Of Bread . . .

Bread is probably the most recognisable food-stuff known to man. It is one of the oldest prepared foods in so many countries around the globe. It is a staple food in Europe, European-derived cultures such as the Americas, the Middle East … Continue reading

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The Hot-Pot In Waiting

 The document for these recipes is somewhat old now, around 1935, and has not aged very well. I have included it anyway but  have also transcribed the text to make it easier to read. The Great British Hot-Pot There are many … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day

Cead mille failte   Despite my name being of Irish origin, there is as far I know, no Irish connection in the family. But there are recipes in the book that are worthy of inclusion here in their own right. … Continue reading

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The Kitchen Garden

As a sideline to the main focus of this blog, namely Granny Robertson’s Cookbook, I have in the past four years been growing my own fruit, vegetables and herbs. Therefore a diary of my means, methods, successes and failures would not be … Continue reading

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