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Making Soya wax dinner candles

Making Soya wax dinner candles

Apparently there is a definite lack of grey soy wax candles in the market so much so that someone I know has to get hers imported. I thought I would give making them a go and now I can gift her some next time I […]

Tangy Potato Salad

Tangy Potato Salad

I made this a couple of weeks ago to go with a steak and bread BBQ for the family it was so delicious, the tangy dressing gave the dish a “MMMmmmm I want more of this”  sensation. Ingredients: 6 medium waxy white potatoes, peeled. 1 […]

Making Bone Broth

Making Bone Broth

So I’ve tried a few ways to make a good bone broth and this method has given me by far the nicest outcome. I am so lucky to have a good farm shop near me that supplies me with great beef bones from grass fed […]

Thoughts on living life with immune disease and a recipe for Millet Porridge, Naturally Gluten Free

Thoughts on living life with immune disease and a recipe for Millet Porridge, Naturally Gluten Free

I had often used millet in my muesli base but did not know how to use it in any other way so making porridge with it was a new adventure. The texture after soaking overnight reminded me of the semolina pudding we had as kids. […]

Stem Ginger Biscuits

Stem Ginger Biscuits

Today outside the rain has poured all day long, there is a mist closed in over the fields making the cottage feel as though we are in a little bubble of a world, which all goes to make this a perfect day to be baking, […]

Day 1 of a simple life

Day 1 of a simple life

First I made some einkorn bread with some flour that has been sitting on the shelf for quiet some time waiting for me to get my head round its properties which are very unlike any of the regular bread flours I am used to, it […]

April- month of reflection

April- month of reflection

“Each one has to find his peace from within.” ― Mahatma Gandhi ‘In that state of peace, there are no cravings and no lack. Needs are life-affirming and arise not out of lack, but out of abundance’.  April for me this year I have decided […]

Cardamon Rice

Cardamon Rice

I have never cooked rice in this way before and I was so delighted with the result I just had to get it on the blog to share with you. This goes wonderfully with the previous post Lamb rogan josh http://cornwallnan.co.uk/2018/03/lamb-rogan-josh/ And warm soft flatbreads http://cornwallnan.co.uk/2018/03/easy-flat-breads/ […]

Pre-dawn Moonlight

Pre-dawn Moonlight

Amazing full moon, its course traceable as it descends over the field behind our house, so large its detail can be seen with the naked eye, finally it sinks low behind the garden shed and leaves the predawn sky a velvet black, minutes later the […]

FPC 24/1/18 The Last Week

FPC 24/1/18 The Last Week

It is the last week of ‘live from the pantry Jan 18 challenge’ and GD and I are feeling good about what we have accomplished this month. We arrived back Monday after a long 5 day trip and we were just so tired, so we […]