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Joanne’s simple braised lettuce

(thank you to farm member Elene for the photo!) Just wash a lettuce or two when then are plentiful, chop into sixths or quarters, and cook slowly in a deep pan in butter with nice salt until soft. Some people … Continue reading

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Cardamom Carrot Bread, By Nadia

“I have been looking at a variety of yeast-free, gluten breads and came accross this recipe in “The Complete Coconut cookbook“. I have shared it with friends and family and it has proven very popular. Many have asked me for … Continue reading

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Elderflower Fritters

This is the recipe of the elderflower fritters that we prepare at the Oak Tree Farm yearly wild food walk when the elderflowers are available. Ingredients (Serves 6-8): 100g plain flour 200ml water A pinch of salt Vegetable oil, for … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Nettle Soup

This is the recipe of the popular nettle soup that we prepare at the Oak Tree Farm yearly wild food walk. Ingredients (Serves 4): 1 onion, chopped vegetable oil, for frying 500ml water 1 bay leaf Salt and black pepper … Continue reading

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Slow-roast pork belly with lentils, By Nadia

This delicious recipe is from Delicious Magazine website. “This recipe is for the slow cooker but the pork belly I had from the farm did not fit in the slow cooker! I have therefore adapted the recipe for the oven, … Continue reading

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Sauteed Cabbage and Carrots

Another recipe tried and tested by Brian, a farm member. Full recipe with more information and notes from the author may be found here (on food.com website). Ingredients: 1⁄2 head cabbage, finely shredded 1 carrot, shredded 2 garlic cloves, crushed … Continue reading

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Green Tomato Soup, by Brian

“What to do with those green tomatoes . I tried this recipe […] and thought is was very good. I added lentils to mine to make it thicker but that’s optional”, Brian Full recipe with more information may be found … Continue reading

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What do I do with green tomatoes?

Every year our members receive a good sized bag of green tomatoes (we need to clear the polytunnels before they all ripen to make room for winter salads), and, not unreasonably, many ask, “what on earth do I do with … Continue reading

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Soup with Fennel leaves (stalks and fronds)

“I was wondering what to do with the fennel leaves as I did not want them to end in our compost! I have come across this simple recipe. Very nice soup indeed and I made load to freeze in small … Continue reading

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Fennel and Goat’s Cheese Lasagne‏, by Tom

  Ingredients: Several bulbs of Florence fennel (the more the better!) 3oz flour, 3oz butter, 1/2 to 1 pint milk for bechamel 1-2 courgettes (thinly sliced) or a small squash 200g goat’s cheese, thinly sliced. 8-10 sheet’s lasagne (number of … Continue reading

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