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Strawberries easy to pick

Summer fruit season 2019

The fruit season is well underway, with strawberries, gooseberries, broad beans, and now redcurrants ready to pick. 20 June: The mid-season strawberries Florence and Symphony are just starting, joining the earlier Elsanta, Rhumba, and Centenary varieties. The Hapil are trundling along, sulking about the lack of sun. So there’s a now strawberry variety on the […]

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Strawberry summer cake

This strawberry summer cake is super simple to make and guaranteed to excite the taste buds – just ask our little helper! This melt in your mouth treat was just as yummy using regular plain flour (instead of barley flour) and a smidgen less sugar, as suggested. The sprinkle of sugar on top turns the berries into a delicious jam. […]

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Broad bean and pancetta risotto recipe

Broad bean and pancetta risotto

Broad beans and pancetta make a great combination, and the summer beans lighten the risotto. Don’t be put off by this slightly anaemic photo – this risotto is packed with flavour! The pungent yet creamy broad beans pair beautifully with the salty bites of pancetta. To give the dish a little more colour, garnish with […]

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