Elderflower fritters

Elderflower fritters Ingredients:
  • 10 or so just picked heads of elderflower
  • Tablespoon ground flaxseed mixed with 2 Tablespoons water
  • 1 Cup of Soymilk
  • Sugar
  • Self raising flour
  • Oil for frying
  • Icing sugar for dusting
Directions:
  1. Whisk together the flaxseed/water and soymilk
  2. Add few tablespoons of sugar to taste
  3. Add in self raising flour until batter is thick like pancake batter
  4. Heat oil in pan ready for frying
  5. Holding the elderflower stalks, dip each flowerhead in batter and fry on one side until fluffy
  6. Dust with icing sugar and...
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Spaghetti Squash and sauce

Spaghetti Squash and sauce Total Time: 1 Hours 20 Mins Yields: Enough for 4 peeps Ingredients:
  • 1 large spaghetti squash
  • 4 large onions, chopped
  • 2 tins tomatoes, or fresh
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Handful of chard, chopped up very fine
  • Cup of sundried tomatoes, rehydrated and chopped into small chunks
  • Veggie stock or celery salt
  • Good handful of fresh basil leaves or dried
  • Sprinkling of black olives and more basil to garnish
Directions:
  1. Quarter the Spaghetti Squash and roast the in the oven at around...
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Warming squash soup

Warming squash soup Prep Time: 20 Mins Cooking Time: 20 Mins Total Time: 40 Mins Ingredients:
  • Veg oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 large squash (e.g. Uchiki kuri, blue or green Kuri squash, Crown Prince squash, few little Harlequin squash)
  • Veg stock
  • Paprika
Optional topping
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Soy sauce or tamari
Directions:
  1. Fry onions in veg oil in a deep pot
  2. Chop up the squash and lob in
  3. Turn down pot to a simmer and pour in veg stock
  4. Add some paprika (smoked paprika is nice if...
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Mushroom apple stew

Mushroom apple stew Prep Time: 30 Hours 0 Mins Cooking Time: 45 Hours 0 Mins Ingredients:
  • Onion- maybe 3
  • Portobello mushrooms- maybe 2
  • Fennel seeds
  • Oil for frying
  • Potatoes- about 6
  • Apple- about 3
  • Vege stock- enough to cover potatoes
  • Bay leaves
  • Sage
Directions:
  1. Fry onions and mushrooms in oil, and throw in a pinch of fennel seeds
  2. Take off the heat and add in chopped up potato and apple, bayleaves and lots of sage and simmer in vege stock until potatoes are soft
  3. Thats it!
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Waterland’s finest brassica shoots

Waterland’s finest brassica shoots From: Helen (that’s why there’s no measurements- sorry but it’s how I roll) Prep Time: 3 Mins Cooking Time: 10 Mins Total Time: 13 Mins Ingredients:
  • Handful of Waterland’s finest brassica shoots for each person
  • Chopped onion
  • Clove or two of garlic
  • Rapeseed oil
  • Chinese five spice
  • Pinch salt or a splash of soy sauce
  • Twist of black pepper
Directions:
  1. So chop your onion and garlic and cook til soft or however you like it in a bit of oil...
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Bees and seeds

Some words from Farmer Paul and Farmeress Doreen: "The sun is shining but don’t worry CropSharers, by Saturday we will have light cloud and a cooling breeze to stop you overheating whilst undertaking your agrarian toils...
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Onions N Taters

Fee having a blast plantin’ taters We were greeted with Farmer Paul’s cheery instructions today – have a gander at them here, watch out for his Fenland humour!! Onion planting instructions from Farmer Paul We sang Farmer Paul happy birthday too to embarass him. Happy Bday Paul!  Happy Bday Farmer Paul! So we got stuck in planting onion sets throught black biodegrable maizestarch plastic…  Posing and planting onion sets Team planting of onion sets Here’s what Satowa thought of her day at...
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