Are salads your thing

Ditch the Chicken nuggets Are you a salad person, or more of a chicken nugget fan? Personally I’m a salad freak, the fresh combination of raw and cooked vegetables and fruits plus the texture of different beans, pulses grains and seeds really get me salivating. Chicken nuggets on the other hand leave me cold. TheContinue reading “Are salads your thing”

Devonshire Splits

Daily recipe Lets get Devon cooking Nothing like some home baking to take your mind off things. Also, much more tasty that shop bought, processed food. No excuses now, you have got the time. Grab the kids, get into the kitchen and BAKE. Devonshire Splits Makes 8 Allergens: Gluten, dairy. Oven temp 425F/220c/Gas No7. Ingredients:Continue reading “Devonshire Splits”

Low fat Recipe

Spiced Potato and Carrot Bahji I love a nice spicy, crispy Bahji, served with a nice fresh crunchy salad & a big bowl of chilli & cucumber ratia, for dipping. The only thing I don’t like is the fat content. Traditionally, Bahji’s are deep fried, which gives them that gorgeous, crunchy texture, it also givesContinue reading “Low fat Recipe”

Cheese and Potato Twists

Daily Recipe 24th March 2020 Great recipe today, to go with that homemade soup you are making from those leftover or frozen veg. If salads are more your thing, stuff these tasty twists with whatever you fancy. Olives, tomatoes and anchovies with some wild rocket, make a tasty light lunch. Cheese and PotatoTwists. Makes 8Continue reading “Cheese and Potato Twists”

An Amble around Appledore

A pooches paradise Yet another day dawns, damp and dull, in the historic village port of Appledore, North Devon. Still, no matter “worst things happen at sea” as my dear old mum used to say. The pooch eyes me from the cosy comfort of her arm chair “You’ve had the coffee, let’s go” she seemsContinue reading “An Amble around Appledore”

Vibrant Veggies

Vibrant Veggie Kitchen I meet many people in the course of my blog writing day, but I have to say, Sarah Styles-Power of the Vibrant Veggie Kitchen, alias Shebbear Cheese is one of the nicest, honest, hard working people, I have ever had the pleasure to meet. The slogan “keep calm and carry on” couldContinue reading “Vibrant Veggies”

Life Around the Tide Bell

Community Science Workshop Ever booked for an event, feeling full of enthusiasm, only to wake on the day and regret it? Such we’re my thoughts last Wednesday. I had booked for a Community Science Workshop in Appledore, North Devon. This event was classroom based, with a “hands on” outside element added. Outside meant on theContinue reading “Life Around the Tide Bell”

Happiness is Hartland

Hartland Farmers Market Dawning bright and breezy the day held promise and a heightened feel of happiness. As the pooch and I jumped into the old jalopy for the drive to beautiful Hartland, North Devon both our stomachs rumbled at the thought of food and drink. This, you understand, was not just any old food,Continue reading “Happiness is Hartland”

Fireworks

The Fireworks. Appledore In Victorian times it was common practice to employ children to sweep chimneys. Thank goodness we no longer use this method as there are some pretty small flues around these days! Whether your flue is large or small, these days our preference is for multi fuel stoves or wood burners. Liners areContinue reading “Fireworks”