Raspberry Roulade

Lesley Holdship - Home Economist, Food Stylist & Recipe Writer

The best in homemade

Mon, Jun 18 2012
Our allotment has been rather neglected over the last four weeks. Firstly the weather has not helped, has it. Any spare moment has not been the right moment! Away for a week in Scotland and a shoddy back all made for lots of thistles and weeds strangling all sorts of things! Or strawberries had been green a couple of weeks ago and upon being there yesterday we found they had ripened, producing some
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edible gifts

Thu, Nov 11 2010
I really can't have been more lucky this year. Whilst our country trickles along in a recession I have been so busy with work I don't know what to do with myself! But as we move on towards Christmas I really want to get more organised and keep a little time for myself as one of my favourite gifts to give to the people i love is, of course, food. Not only does making the gift make you feel good if you
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strawberry fields

Fri, Jun 25 2010
I have had the real pleasure of looking after my friend's strawberry patch this week. It is about 4 metres by 2 metres and is packed with fruiting plants. I would dearly love a patch of land to grow some produce on and keep a few chickens. I have had my name down on the list for about 3 years for an allotment but I think I need to pop into the council offices and check what's going on! The possible
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berry beautiful!

Wed, Sep 23 2009
I find it astonishing that so few people go blackberrying! One of the most accessible and plentiful wild bounties in our countryside, blackberries are a versatile fruit that you can use in as many ways as say, raspberries or blueberries. Your friends may be a little possessive about their picking grounds, but in Highworth these hedgerows are not so hidden that you need to trek for days searching.
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