Hello world!

Hi there,

My name is Lizzie, thank you for visiting my blog. I was inspired to start blogging by my friends and family. I’m forever posting pictures of my bread making, baking and gardening on social media and my friends were always asking me for recipes and tips and telling me I should start a blog – so here it is.  Continue reading “Hello world!”

Sourdough success – finally!

I love sourdough bread but I hate the waste when creating a starter. I’ve also had limited success – not with making the actual starter – but with the result of the final bread. I’ve finally hit on a formula for a sourdough recipes which ticks all the boxes for me.

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Blow your head off Beetroot!

I’ve had an abundance of beetroot from my veg patch this year. I grow it because I just LOVE beetroot, especially if it is pickled or roasted. I especially love a certain supermarket brand of ‘sweet fire’ beetroot and I’ve tried for ages to make something similar.  Well – I finally think I’ve cracked it!
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Veg patch pickings

I’m very lucky to be able to have a huge veg patch right in my back garden.

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It’s all in the tin!

You can’t beat a good tin loaf, (bread purists, please don’t judge me!) and the recipe below really hits the spot for me – there is a secret to it’s success though, so read on!

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That’ Shallot!

Growing shallots and onions was surprisingly easy to do and what a yield! So far I’ve given away about 4 strings and made 8 large jars of my Fiery pickled shallots.

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