Growing our own, recipes & natural living

Month: December 2016

Storm Barbara

Storm Barbara

My day Britain is bracing itself for Storm Barbara which is expected to hit Devon, … Bristol, Cornwall, Dorset, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, …says the telegraph. We woke this morning to upturned chairs in the garden and rubbish flying in the street, but at least this time our […]

Mushroom Pate

Mushroom Pate

Yesterday I was busy making mushroom pates, a nice veggie compliment to the usual pork and liver pates that often go with cracker based snacks post Christmas day. This is our first Christmas away from London and its been a different kind of lead up […]

Cornwall Nan’s Banana Bread

I have been making this banana bread for over twenty five years, everyone loves it, eat while still warm, eat it when cold, with cream, with ice cream, with chocolate sauce, with custard, on its own, heavenly, however you have it!. I was given two […]

Allotment update December 2016

Allotment update December 2016

We were lucky enough to get an allotment back in September and it looked like this. pic above-overgrown and unloved for many a month. pic above-a challenge ahead. pic above-our first day. GD and I have been trying the no dig method. To begin with […]

Peaceful Buddha

Peaceful Buddha

Candle light, Rose Crystal, Buddha. Peacefull

Easy Monday Casserole

Easy Monday Casserole

  This is such an easy casserole, ideal for those busy Mondays when you want something nutritious and simple to feed the family. This post is a recipe requested by my middle son. We are having this tonight after Julian and his wife Jazz and […]