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Herb Pancake Recipe for Shrove Tuesday

Herb Pancake Recipe for Shrove Tuesday

These days we are not as reliant on the larder and length and severity of fasting all vary according to personal beliefs. Still, Shrove Tuesday is known as Pancake Tuesday around the world. What a great opportunity for

Lemon Balm – Not just good for the bees

Lemon Balm – Not just good for the bees

There is evidence that lemon balm has been in use for over 200 years with the Swiss physician Paracelsus calling it the "elixir of life". Many old herbalists refer to it as a comforter to the heart and that it

Herb Garden Salad

Ingredients Salad: 3tbsp pumpkin seeds 3tbsp sunflower seeds 90g mixed salad leaves 50g mixed salad herbs – coriander, parsley, basil & rocket Dressing: 4tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1tbsp balsamic vinegar 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard salt and ground black pepper

Kitchen Herbs Are Medicine Too

At a time when there were no health food stores and online herb suppliers not everyone had access to medicinal herbs. Or did they? People distinguish between medicinal and culinary herbs but really, culinary herbs ARE medicinal as

Herb Soup – An ancient recipe to see in the new decade

Hello Herb Lovers, The new decade is only 2 days away and since herbs are what I do, I am bringing you a super herbal recipe with which to start the new year. I have recently been researching some medieval

Mediterranean Cheese on Toast

Mediterranean Cheese on Toast Ingredients1 wholemeal baguette cut into 2.5cm thick slices 2 garlic cloves, halved 1 small avocado 1 small bunch parsley, finely chopped 3 or 4 tomatoes, thinly sliced (enough to cover the bread) goats cheese,sliced like tomatoes

Immune Boosting Beef Stew

Immune Boosting Beef Stew 500g lean stewing beef, cubed4 tbsp flour, seasoned2 cloves garlic, chopped3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil500g mixed vegetables – onion, celery, carrots, broad beans, swede, parsnip – chopped300ml Guinness1 bouquet garni (one bay leaf, a sprig

Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Herbs and Smoked Salmon

Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Herbs and Smoked Salmon Ingredients (serves 4) * 7 eggs, at room temperature * 1/2 cup (125ml) thin cream * salt and cracked black pepper * 40g butter * 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, chives and dill

Garlic, Lovage and Apple Dip

Garlic, Lovage and Apple Dip Ingredients2 whole garlic heads1tbsp chopped lovage1 peeled and grated dessert apple1tbsp olive oil4tbsp mayonnaise4tbsp natural plain yoghurt1tsp wholegrain mustardsalt & pepper to taste Brush the heads of garlic with oil, wrap in foil and bake

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