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All the recipes from Allotment Growing.

elderflower cordial

Elderflower Cordial Recipe

Recipe for Elderflower Cordial. Beautiful and refreshing either with iced water & extra lemon slices or tonic water. Also poured over ice cream for dessert

cherry cake

All in one bowl Cherry Cake Recipe

Recipe for Cherry Cake Recipe Really simple and easy to make While still hot brush with Apricot Jam Takes 3 hours to make and bake but you'll eat it faster

stuffed tomatoes

Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

Recipe for Stuffed Tomatoes. To spice up a little more add 2 drops of hot pepper sauce. Works well with herb coated potatoes and garlic mushrooms.

dried apricot

Dried Apricot Jam Recipe

Recipe for Dried Apricot Jam. A lovely jam with a beautiful color and flavor. A big advantage is that it can be made when apricots are not in season.

prune chutney

Prune, Apple and Walnut Chutney Recipe

Easy recipe for Prune, Apple and Walnut Chutney. Pour into sterilised jars and leave for at least 8 weeks to allow the flavours to develop if you can wait.

squashy rhubarb

Squashy Rhubarb Cake Recipe

Recipe for Squash Rhubarb Cake. Serve as a cake or warm as a pudding with custard. Absolutely delicious A new take on rhubarb crumble but with all the taste

rhubarb ice cream

Rhubarb and Custard Ice Cream Recipe

Recipe for Rhubarb and Custard Ice Cream. Remember those lovely childhood sweets? This ice cream uses the combination in a new guise.

moroccan veggie

Moroccan Vegetable One Pot Recipe

Recipe for Moroccan Vegetable One Pot. Sprinkle with mint and serve on its own or with couscous or crusty bread. A vegetarian taste of Arabia Serves 6.

bean curry

Red and White Bean Curry Recipe

Recipe for Red and White Bean Curry. You can use any beans you like or have in stock and include extra vegetables. Serves 4 to 6 people and freezes well.

broad bean

Warm Broad Bean and Feta Salad Recipe

Recipe for Warm Broad Bean and Feta Salad. A lovely summer evening salad. Serve with chopped dill. Enough for 4 to 6 people dependent on appetite.

orange chutney

Tomato and Orange Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Tomato and Orange Chutney. An experiment as I had oranges to spare! Made at the end of August and tasted today (13th December) and it's lovely.

aubergine caviar

Aubergine Caviar Recipe

Recipe for Aubergine Caviar. Not for garlic haters! Goes well as a snack on Organic Wheat crackers. Can be spiced up if you wish with chilli

gooseberry

Gooseberry and Ginger Chutney Recipe

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

onion soup

Creamy Onion Allotment Soup Recipe

Recipe for Creamy Onion Allotment Soup. A vegetarian or easily made vegan recipe that's a refreshing change from French onion soup, Makes 4 bowls of soup

kentish apple tart

Kentish Apple Tart Recipe

Recipe for Kentish Apple Tart. Kent, the garden of England, has always produced wonderful apples and so this recipe is particularly suited to Kent apples

dorset apple

Dorset Apple Cake Recipe

Recipe for Dorset Apple Cake. An apple cake incorporating cooking (bramley apples), lemon juice and cinnamon. Lovely served with clotted cream.

torta con le mele

Apple Cake (Torta con le mele) Recipe

Recipe for Apple Cake (Torta con le mele). Torta con le mele .....cake with apples to you and me, but my Italian friend Titta gave me the recipe.

blackberry brandy

Blackberry Brandy Recipe

Recipe for Blackberry Brandy. Scrumptious on a cold winter's evening or mixed with iced lemonade on hot summer's evening if you have any left by then.

prawn tikki

Prawn Tikki Recipe

Recipe for Prawn Tikki. Gorgeous with large salad and a yoghourt and cucumber raita. An unusual dish combining potatoes with prawns and an Asian flavour

parsley scones

Parsley and Onion Scones Recipe

Recipe for Parsley and Onion Scones. A lovely savoury scone. Serve warm with butter. Makes approximately 12 scones. Great with soup to make a light meal

chickpea curry

Chickpea Curry Recipe

Recipe for Chickpea Curry. The ingredients were for two people so multiply accordingly - it's really simple and took no time at all. Lovely with brown rice.

pumpkin curry

Pumpkin Delhi Curry Recipe

Recipe for Pumpkin Delhi Curry. This goes well with naan, some pickles and a yoghourt dish ... or sliced tomatoes with it are good too.

naan bread

Naan Bread Recipe – Low Fat Naan Bread Recipe

Recipe for Naan Bread. This is the lowest fat version of naan bread I have made (note there is no ghee or melted butter).

veg and red bean

Vegetable & Red Bean Pilau Recipe

Recipe for Vegetable and Red Bean Pilau. A deliciously different, low-calorie one-pot meal. Serve garnished with coriander leaves.

tandoori chicken

Tandoori Chicken with Radish Salad Recipe

Recipe for Tandoori Chicken with Radish Salad. Plain chapattis make a good accompaniment and are also fat free. A low fat and healthy meal

courgette burgerscipe file

Courgette Burgers Recipe

Recipe for Courgette Burgers. Drizzle with lemon juice and serve with salad or a tomato dish. Serves 4 (give or take). Use up the zucchini glut

damson gin or brandy

Damson Gin or Brandy Recipe

Recipe for Damson Gin. Decant the spirit for a winter warmer. Use the rich alcoholic damsons as a pudding and don't drive afterwards!

damson jars or pots

Damson Jars or Damson Pots Recipe

Recipe for Damson Jars or Damson Pots. This makes a lovely gift for the elderly who like a no effort pudding on tap, and the brandy is hardly noticeable.

runner bean chutney

Runner Bean Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Runner Bean Chutney. One way of dealing with the runner bean glut! Serve with cold meats or cheese. Allow to mature for at least 6 to 8 weeks.

griddled courgette

Griddled Courgette Antipasto Recipe

Recipe for Griddled Courgette Antipasto. Serve as part of a cold plate or antipasti. Garlic or chilli can be added to taste.

pineapple and courgette

Pineapple & Courgette Jam Recipe

Recipe for Pineapple and Courgette Jam. Adapted from an old book and it's worked good enough for everyone to be eating it without going YUK!

leek and celery

Leek and Celery Soup Recipe

Recipe for Leek and Celery Soup. This easy recipe makes about 2 litres of delicious soup which freezes well. Serve with crusty bread.

marrow soup

Marrow Soup Recipe

Recipe for Marrow Soup. The marrow makes the soup quite creamy but you can swirl in some cream if desired. Add a little chilli sauce to spice up the soup.

date and orange

Date and Orange Loaf Recipe

An old recipe for Date and Orange Loaf. Produces a light moist loaf cake with a hint of citrus. Absolutely delicious - a family favourite

damson gin

Damson Gin Recipe

Recipe for Damson Gin. When fruit has been used, de-stone and dry on a low heat for a few hours in the oven. Can be used for fruit cakes or x-mas pudding

tomato and courgette

Tomato and Courgette Glut Soup Recipe

Recipe for Tomato and Courgette Glut Soup. Seasoning is very important. Don't skimp on it or you will have a very bland soup. Taste as you go along.

rhubarb roll

Rhubarb Roll Recipe

Recipe for Rhubarb Roll. The milk and jam makes a lovely fruity sauce, serve warm with cream or custard. Does not freeze.

courgette soup

Simple Courgette Soup Recipe

Recipe for Simple Courgette Soup. Can freeze well and yummy with oaty/seedy bread! Use up the inevitable summer courgette glut with this tasty soup

courgette muffins

Courgette Muffins Recipe

Recipe for Courgette Muffins. Kids will love them and that you wont stop at eating just one!! Absolutely amazing and delicious (makes 24 muffins).

rocket

Rocket and Courgette Soup Recipe

Recipe for Rocket and Courgette Soup. Makes two big bowls. Serve with croutons floated on top or crusty bread. Suitable for vegetarians - easily made vegan

penne

Penne with Courgette Cream Recipe

Recipe for Penne with Courgette Cream. Can be served as an appetiser or as a main course. Any left over can be refrigerated and simply reheated.

carrot

Carrot and Coriander Soup Recipe

Recipe for Carrot and Coriander Soup. A healthy, very easy to make soup that tastes lovely. Nice served with cheese bread. Makes 4 portions.

lavender

Lavender Tea Cake Recipe

Recipe for Lavender Tea Cake. Perfect for afternoon tea! It has a wonderful, light texture and very fresh taste.

vegetable pasty

Vegetable Pasty Recipe

Recipe for Vegetable Pasty. Makes 4 and can be served hot or cold. Depending how you make the pastry, this recipe is suitable for vegetarians.

pasta sauce

Easy Pasta Tomato Sauce Recipe

Recipe for Easy Peasy Pasta Tomato Sauce. Serve spooned on top of freshly cooked pasta and finish with parmesan or grated cheese.

masfouf

Masfouf – Couscous with Broad Beans and Peas Recipe

Recipe for Masfouf - Couscous with Broad Beans and Peas. Serve hot in a shallow dish or plate with a glass of Raib to accompany the meal.

greek pie

Greek Style Courgette and Cheese Pie Recipe

Recipe for Courgette and Cheese Pie (Greek style). Absolutely delicious. Serve with a green salad and bread if necessary (the pie is filling on its own).

artichoke

Jerusalem Artichoke and Carrot Salad Recipe

Recipe for Jerusalem Artichoke and Carrot Salad. Delicious with a toasted cheese sandwich or with potatoes Can be prepared in advance and kept in the fridge

lemon, marmalade, courgette, cake

Lemon, Marmalade and Courgette Cake Recipe

Recipe for Lemon, Marmalade and Courgette Cake. Very moist with a good lemon flavour. Serve on its own or with custard as a pudding.

spiced courgette soup

Spiced Courgette Soup Recipe

Recipe for Spiced Courgette Soup. Easy to make and freezes well. Delicious served with a sprinkling of Lemon Pepper and crusty bread.

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