Tag Archives: Pumpkin

Pumpkin Spiced Bundt Cake

With such an amazing haul of  pumpkins and butternut squash harvested from the allotment this year, I was on the lookout for a new recipe to use this produce. I have always been a fan of Nigella, and her new … Continue reading

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More space means more manure!

Sunday morning and yet again I find myself at the stables with a mission of grabbing many more bags of horse manure. The stable hands are laughing at me “saying you again”! The reason I’m back at the stables for … Continue reading

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Give thanks for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated across the pond with our cousins in America and Canada, where people give thanks for what they have. It is a family orientated holiday, sometimes celebrated more than the Christmas period where people take … Continue reading

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Spot light on ……Pumpkins and Squash

Winter squash come in a vast array of sizes, shapes and colours and are relatively easy to grow.  They are a member of the curcurbit family that includes cucumber, melon, marrow and courgettes. There a predominately two types of plants – bushes and trailing; both … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Soup with Parmesan

Nothing tastes better on an autumnal night than a bowl of thick, hot pumpkin soup with well buttered crusty bread. This recipe adds a cheesy flavour with the help of Parmesan cheese. When using Parmesan, don’t throw away the rinds. … Continue reading

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