Pear and Ginger Chutney

Practising my chutney skills Debbie, one of our members recently went to the fabulous chutney making workshop run by Bridget of Kilbryde Conserves. A couple of weeks later there were pears available for collection on the Go Local Food fields at Ovington.  After...

Potato curry

A borrowed potato curry recipe Ingredients 500g potatoes 2 tbsp sunflower oil 1-2 tsp ground turmeric 1 bay leaf 1 small onion, sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 100g passata (or we used tomato puree and...

Lots of leaves

Bored with eating leafy salads? “Smooth it” (Green breakfast, lunch or dinner) with thanks to work share Jola How to: Take one leaf /portion of your greens, no limit on the number of different greens from the Go Local Food selection (lettuce, chard, sorrel, leeks,...

Pumpkin Tagine

Ingredients 2 tsp olive oil, 2 diced onions, 2 garlic cloves, chopped, 5 kg pumpkin, peeled and cut into chunks, 200 g carrot, 1 tin of cooked chick peas, 200ml vegetable stock (optional) or water, 100-200 g green beans, trimmed and sliced (optional), I tin of peeled...

Roasted salt and vinegar crushed new potatoes

A delicious take on the lip-smacking crisp/chip flavour using Go Local Food new potatoes Serves 4 750g small red or brown new potatoes 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Black pepper 2 tbsp cider vinegar 1-2 tsp flaked sea salt, for sprinkling 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley,...

Lots of green tomato recipes …

The weather has cooled down and the tomatoes aren’t ripening. Well it is October and obviously autumn now. But this doesn’t mean that the green ones can’t be used. How about a green tomato cake? The ingredients are easy to find and not out of the ordinary. But it’s...