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Lemon Relish Recipe

Recipe for Lemon Relish. Eat with hard cheese or cold meats – it goes especially well with chicken. Makes about 1 lb (450 g) of Lemon Relish.

Rhubarb Ripple Semi-Freddo Recipe

Recipe for Rhubarb Ripple semi-freddo. A frozen dessert made with rhubarb and double or whipped cream.

Strawberry Syrup Recipe

Recipe for Strawberry Syrup. A refreshing drink with water or soda added but even nicer when mixed with milk to make a milk-shake!

Courgette and Onion Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Courgette and Onion Pickle. Particularly good with both ham and lamb dishes but can also accompany cheeses.

Vegetable Hot Pot with Cheesy Topping Recipe

Recipe for Vegetable Hot Pot with Cheesy Topping. You can use different veggies but try to keep the overall weight around the same. Enough for 6 people.

Moulded Tomato Risotto Recipe

Recipe for Moulded Tomato Risotto. This risotto uses easy cook brown rice and makes a nice centrepiece for a meal. Goes well with a green salad and coleslaw

lentil & bacon soup recipe

Lentil & Bacon Soup Recipe

A soup that a filling meal in itself. Although it's a lentil & bacon soup recipe, omit the bacon and it's fine for vegetarians. Makes 10 freezable portions.

Onion Marmalade Recipe

The important thing about onion marmalade is to cook the onions down really well and evaporate all the moisture before you go for the browning part.

Courgette and Docellate Soup

Courgette and Dolcellate Soup Recipe

This easy Courgette and Dolcellate Soup Recipe is great for using up the summer time glut of courgettes that we always end up with. Can be frozen.

courgette pakora recipe

Courgette Pakora Recipe

Courgette Pakora Recipe - a great side dish for curry. This easy dish only takes about 15 minutes to make from start to finish.

courgette nut cake

Courgette and Nut Cake Recipe

Courgette and Nut cake is an easy healthier cake that help to use up your glut of Courgettes. A 2lb cake will easily feed 8 people with healthy appetites.

courgette and chocolate muffins

Courgette and Chocolate Muffins Recipe

Courgette and Chocolate Muffins Recipe. The recipe can be adapted to suit individual taste. A way to use up summer glut courgettes. Makes two dozen muffins.

Indulgent Courgette Cake Recipe

If you want a really indulgent courgette cake that freezes well, try this one. Serves 6 to 8 depending on appetite. The cream cheese icing is wonderful

Cucumber Pickle Recipe

With cucumbers, it seems that you go from none to that many you don't know what to do with them! This recipe will make about 4 lbs of cucumber pickle.

Leek Pesto Recipe

A different take on the Italian dark green sauce for pasta which originated in Genoa. Makes the most of leeks which are past their prime.

Apple & Date Chutney or Relish Recipe

Like Pan Yan Pickle but could equally be called Apple and Date relish/chutney. Makes several jars depending on the size. No cooking involved.

Vegetable Gratin Recipe

A Vegetarian Gluten Free Vegetable Gratin recipe. Makes Enough for 4 good helpings on its own, or 6 if served with sausages.

Carrot, Parsnip and Cashew Nut Roast Recipe

Recipe for Carrot, Parsnip and Cashew Nut Roast. The ingredients are enough for 6 hearty portions or half can be frozen uncooked for another day.

Tomato & Lentil Soup Recipe

Recipe for Tomato & Lentil Soup. Adapted from a basic tomato soup recipe with the lentils making it more filling. Makes four to five hearty portions.

Radish Relish Recipe

Avery easy to make recipe for Radish Relish. Originated in 1720 and was devised by the head cook at Chatsworth House in the U.K.

Almond Ring Recipe

An Almond Ring is a perfect dessert for a special occasion. It's full of almond flavor with a lovely icing to provide that extra bit of sweetness.

The Best and Easiest Chocolate Cake Ever Recipe

This is a super chocolate cake recipe. So easy to prepare, and very delicious to taste. Makes a very large cake that will serve 10-12 people

Gooseberry and Ginger Chutney Recipe Variation

A dark, spicy Gooseberry and Ginger chutney that is perfect with cheese. It can be used after about a month but keeps for much longer.

Pear, Fig and Walnut Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Pear, Fig & Walnut Chutney. If you prefer a less chunky texture, chop everything (including the walnuts) into smaller pieces.

Old Ma Donothey’s Beetroot Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Old Ma Donethey's Beetroot Chutney. A very sweet chutney that is delicious with ham, sausage, pork pie, cheese and savoury snacks.

Beetroot and Orange Preserve Recipe

Recipe for Beetroot and Orange Preserve - an easy to make, sweet and spicy preserve that is great with cold meats and cheese.

Courgette and Pine Nut with Fresh Pasta Recipe

Recipe for Courgette and Pine Nut with Fresh Pasta. The key to this is doing all the preparation first so everything is ready before you start cooking.

Conway’s Spiced Beetroot Recipe

Recipe of Conway’s Spiced Beetroot. An easy and tasty recipe, ideal for with salads and cheese. Also a delicious accompaniment to roasts or barbecues.

Green Tomato Cake Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Cake - An interesting way to use up some green tomatoes before frost hits that produces a moist, deliciously spiced cake.

Microwave Green Tomato Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Microwave Green Tomato Chutney. A good recipe as it is cooked in the microwave and not for hours in a preserving pan on the hob.

Chilled Garlic Soup Recipe

Recipe for Chilled Garlic Soup. Serves 6 people and is delicious although it sounds very unlikely, given the ingredients. No cooking involved.

Green Tomato Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Marmalade. A lovely breakfast marmalade, makes a good side dish with curry, and brilliant with cheese.

Rhubarb and Date Chutney Recipe

Easy to make recipe for Rhubarb and Date Chutney. A lovely warm and well-rounded chutney. Serve with cheese, pâté, cold meats, sandwiches etc.

Authentic Italian Lemoncello Recipe

Recipe for Authentic Italian Lemoncello. Best stored in a dark place to ensure the colour of the liquid remains true. Makes about 2.5 litres.

Marrow & Courgette Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Marrow & Courgette Chutney. Goes lovely with cheese or cold meats. Best to leave in a cool, dark place for 2 - 3 weeks at least before consuming.

Beetroot Gratin Recipe

Recipe for Beetroot Gratin. Freezes beautifully and is a great side dish to simple grilled or roast meat as it is quite rich.

Roast Beetroot Recipe

Recipe for Roast Beetroot. Combine in a salad bowl with a french dressing, mint, feta cheese and avocado for a delicious lunch served with bread..

Vanilla Ice-cream Recipe

Recipe for Vanilla Ice-Cream. When you are ready to eat the ice-cream just take out of the freezer and leave for a couple of minutes to soften.

Pear & Walnut Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Pear & Walnut Chutney. Makes about 4 lb (1.8 kg) of chutney. Leave for at least a month to allow to mature.

Onion Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Onion Pickle. Makes 1 to 1¼ lbs (500g) . This pickle needs to be refrigerated and used up within a month but you'll have eaten it before that!

Sweetcorn & Runner Bean Relish Recipe

Recipe for Sweetcorn and Runner Bean Relish. A good accompaniment for chicken, fish and vegetables and delicious in pasta salads and fried rice.

Sweet Chilli Jam Recipe

This sweet chilli jam recipe is straightforward to make and produces an unusual jam that can be used as an accompaniment to a curry like a mango chutney.

Easy Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Recipe for Easy Strawberry Ice Cream. To serve, take the container out of the freezer about half an hour before serving so it softens a little.

Courgette, Bacon, Chilli, Garlic & Pesto Pasta Recipe

Recipe for Courgette, Bacon, Chilli, Garlic & Pesto Pasta. These ingredients are for serving two but can obviously be adapted for more people.

Curried Parsnip Soup Recipe

Recipe for Curried Parsnip Soup. Perfect for those bitterly cold winter days when parsnips have had their first frost and are at their best.

Sweet Beetroot Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Beetroot Chutney. This chutney can be eaten fresh or will keep for 3-4 months unopened. Lovely with buttered crusty bread and cheese.

Sultana, Cherry and Chocolate Uncooked Cake Recipe

Recipe for Sultana, Cherry and Chocolate Uncooked Cake. Takes less than 30 minutes to make from start to finish and is ideal for making with children.

Mum’s Never Fails Golden Syrup Cake Recipe

Recipe for Mum's Never Fails Golden Syrup Cake. This cake keeps well and gets more syrupy as the days go by when wrapped in cling film It can also be frozen

Treacle Tart Recipe

Recipe for Treacle Tart. Can be served as a pudding with custard or a dollop of cream or on its own sliced as an afternoon tea treat.

Jenny’s Cherry and Oat Fingers Recipe

Recipe for Jenny's Cherry and Oat Fingers. Can be served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or custard but are amazing on their own.

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