I’ve now started growing a lot more at home, and also the blog was starting to be more than just tips on growing good fruit and veg, so I thought it was time for a change!
Tags: bees, flowers, Friends Of The Earth
In recent years Britain has lost over half the honey bees kept in managed hives and wild honey bees are nearly extinct. Solitary bees are declining in more than half the areas they’ve been studied and some species of bumblebee have been lost altogether.
Posted by Craig | Posted in reviews | Posted on 07-02-2012
Tags: Bakers Pantry, biscuit club, biscuits, luxury
I’m always partial to the odd biscuit or twelve with my cuppa, so I was more than happy when I was given the opportunity to test run the Bakers Pantry Luxury Biscuit Club.
Posted by Craig | Posted in allotment | Posted on 13-01-2012
My crusade for the new year is get everyone growing their own fruit and veg. I know that everyone is not lucky enough to have an allotment, a garden or even a patio. However, you can still grow your own food in even the smallest space, which is why I came up with the idea for my campaign – “Grow One Pot.” I want everyone to make a pledge to grow one thing this year and tell me what it is by leaving a comment below, and tweeting about it using the hashtag ‘#growonepot’
Bread is a fundamental part of our diet: 99% of UK households buy bread and 74% of us eat it at least once a day, whether it is a quick slice of toast before we rush out the door to work, or the essential part of that hangover curing bacon sandwich.
Unfortunately, the majority of households buy the tasteless pap created by the Chorleywood Process, that is sold by supermarkets up and down the land.
With that in mind, if you make one New Year’s Resolution this year, it should be to make your own bread.
Posted by Craig | Posted in allotment | Posted on 08-01-2012
Tags: allotment, andy hunting, andy's kitchen, growing, recipe, recipes
I should really think up some better puns for the titles for my blogs as one of my New Year’s Resolutions …!
As you know, I’m always looking to show people how you can create great food with great local ingredients.
With that in mind, I have huge pleasure in introducing …
Posted by Craig | Posted in allotment | Posted on 02-01-2012
Looking back at my 2011 New Year’s Resolutions post, I was pleased to see that I had accomplished some of my ‘resolutions’ for last year, although lack of time and job hunting made sure that I never had the time to get round to doing all of them.
Posted by Craig | Posted in allotment, competitons, recipe, recipes | Posted on 19-12-2011
Tags: allotment, cauliflower, cauliflowers, celeriac, competition, competitions, Competitons, cooking, endive, food, kale, organic, parsnip, parsnips, recipe, recipes, vegetable, vegetables
You must have all been busy doing your Christmas shopping this month, as there was only one entrant that complied with all the rules!
So, for the final time this year, I am pleased to announce that the winner of this month’s competition is …
Posted by Craig | Posted in allotment, competitons, recipe, recipes | Posted on 04-12-2011
Tags: allotment, cauliflower, cauliflowers, celeriac, competition, competitions, cooking, endive, food, kale, organic, parsnip, parsnips, vegetable, vegetables
After a break ladies and gentlemen I am pleased to announce the return of the Cultivate, Cook & Click Competition!
So, here is a reminder of the rules …
Posted by Craig | Posted in allotment, Eating Events, Pop-Up Restaurant | Posted on 27-11-2011
I received an email last week inviting me to a Morrisons M Kitchen pop up restaurant to celebrate and promote the new M Kitchen range.