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    Elderflower champagne recipe

    Posted on July 10, 2015 by in Cookery and baking

    Mike makes elderflower champagne most years What I love about elderflower champagne is the fresh floral taste, and feeling of a midsummer treat! Making elderflower champagne Picking elderflowers The elder tree, Sambucus nigra, is very common in the UK and flowers late May into early June here in the South East. Our elderflower champagne recipe […]

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    Mike’s lamb tagine recipe

    Posted on February 16, 2014 by in Cookery and baking

    Here is how Mike made the Moroccan lamb tagine He cooked it for our Foody Friday Valentine lunch, and it went down very well! I bought Mike’s tagine as a birthday present, so I was pleased to see him using it. Ingredients Serves 4 125g dried apricots 500g diced lamb 4 tsp Moroccan Ras-El-Harout spice […]

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    Foodie Fridays

    Posted on February 15, 2014 by in Cookery and baking

    Mike and I work mostly from home, so have tried to set out a routine to make the most of being our own bosses. After various conversations along the lines of “We really ought to do more fun stuff during the week”, we instituted Wednesday Walks and Foodie Fridays. You can see the results of […]

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