Monthly Archives: September 2013

Half way through the 10 day leftover food challenge

For dinner one night I threw a lot of the vegetables I had in the bottom of my fridge into the a roasting tin with some olive oil, herbs and chilli flakes. I had a few left and took the left overs for lunch with some leftover brown rice.

For dinner one night I threw a lot of the vegetables I had in the bottom of my fridge into the a roasting tin with some olive oil, herbs and chilli flakes. I had a few left and took the left overs for lunch with some leftover brown rice.

Over the past seven days I have been eating up all the food I have in my fridge, freezer and cupboards. I am over half way through my challenge and during this time I have not only created some interesting meals, but I have had some time to reflect on how much food I actually have when I think my cupboards are bare. Read the rest of this entry

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Gluten free chocolate and courgette cake

This gluten free courgette and chocolate cake will be the best thing you have eaten in a very long time. Try it and I bet you will be surpised at how good it tastes.

This gluten free courgette and chocolate cake will be the best chocolate cake you have eaten in a long time. Try it and I bet you will be surprised at how good it tastes.

The best thing about this time of the year is all the veg and fruit that everyone has been growing is ready to harvest. Family and friends seem to have so much homegrown produce that they can’t keep up with the rate in which things are ripening. Read the rest of this entry

Day 1: 10 day leftover challenge

Some of the left over food I have eaten on Monday of my 10 day challenge.

Some of the left over food I have eaten on Monday of my 10 day challenge.

Over the next 10 days I am going to be using up a lot of the left over food I have stored in my fridge and freezer.  I also want to use up a lot of the food that I have stored in my cupboards. I am a food hoarder and I have realised that I don’t need to be on. Read the rest of this entry

The 10 day leftover food challenge

How much food do you have in your cupboards? As you can see I have a lot. I hope I learn a lot over the next 10 days at what I need and don't.

How much food do you have in your cupboards? As you can see I have a lot. I hope I learn a lot over the next 10 days at what I need and don’t.

My name is Sam and I am food hoarder  and I am not ashamed to admit it. If I had to be locked inside my house for a number of days due to some sort of disaster I know that I would not go hungry. Read the rest of this entry

Charity cookbook for LIVES

DPS Printing will donate all profits from the cookbook to Lincolnshire charity LIVES

DPS Printing will donate all profits from the cookbook to Lincolnshire charity LIVES

A Lincolnshire publisher is putting together a charity cookbook that will feature recipes from around the county.

DPS Printing will donate all profits from the book to a unique organisation to Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire Integrated Voluntary Emergency Service,  or more commonly known as LIVES. Read the rest of this entry

Gluten free chocolate and cherry trifle

Gluten free chocolate and cherry trifle made with my own delicious gluten free brownies.

Gluten free chocolate and cherry trifle made with my own delicious gluten free brownies.

The Great British Bake Off over the past few years has inspired a new generation of bakers. Over the years it has gained huge popularity, 13 amateur bakers each week are set three challenges. The person who has not be able to produce the best baked goods leaves. Read the rest of this entry

Valentine Warner is back and is cooking his way through the Scandinavian seasons

Valentine Warner is showing off the best of Scandinavian food in his new TV programme of Good Food in September.

Valentine Warner is showing off the best of Scandinavian food in his new TV programme of Good Food in September.

Valentine Warner is back and this time he is cooking he way through all of the seasons in Scandinavia.

He is well known by many food fans for being an adventurous cook and educating viewers about the seasonality of food as well as how to cook it. Read the rest of this entry

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