Recipe: Leek and potato soup

The festive season may have come and gone but it is still very chilly here, the nights are especially cold. There is nothing however, that can warm you up like a hot steaming bowl of home made leek and potato soup. I hope you enjoy my recipe and that it keeps you warm this winter! Ingredients 55g butter 1 onion, sliced 225g potatoes, cubed 2 medium leeks,sliced 1.2 litres vegetable [&hellip

Non Alcoholic & Kid Friendly Mulled Wine

As the nights are drawing in and there is most definitely a nip in the air in the evenings, the winter and dare I say it, Christmas spirit is starting to fill the air.  We used this recipe from our friend Sally for non alcoholic mulled wine and decided to give it a try and it is perfect for kids too! Ingredients 2 litres non-alcoholic grape juice 2 cups water 1 1/2 cup sugar 8-12 cloves [&hellip

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Sunday cooking…

Yesterday we had a number of jobs to do on the farm, from ear-tagging a new calf to taking down a tent the boys had put up as base-camp, before the wind could give it a battering.  In the end, apart from a couple of monsoon showers, the weather in Somerset was quite sunny and I even got to pick a few blackberries – the first of the season.As it [&hellip

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