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Cheeky and Chunky Roast Beetroot and Walnut Dip

Being fifty-something, I’ve got several decades worth of tinned/canned beetroot under my belt. It’s only in the last couple of years that I’ve learned to love fresh beetroot, gathered in glorious crimson-bottomed verdant-topped bouquets at the local farmers’ markets. I’ve even explored the beetroot’s lesser-known (but in some ways prettier) cousin, the choggia. And …… Continue reading Cheeky and Chunky Roast Beetroot and Walnut Dip

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Grow your own adventure

Being fifty-something, I’ve taken a renewed interest in where our food is sourced, who grows it and how it arrives in my fridge. We’ve been exploring farmers markets, trying to buy more local produce, frequenting our local green grocer and generally trying to avoid supermarket shopping where we can. This year we decided to take… Continue reading Grow your own adventure