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Rosemary and Garlic Potato Wedges

By dave on November 12, 2016

Often when making pizza or even a main course I like to make a side dish of potato wedges. What better side dish than this? It ticks all the boxes: Easy to make, really good value and really tasty. You can vary this recipe to use pretty much any herbs available to taste. For this recipe to work, it’s best to use potatoes that are good for roasting such as Maris Piper, but to be honest I’m not too fussy and have made these wedges with just about every kind of potato imaginable.

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Introducing the nutricherry herb garden

By dave on November 6, 2016

Although at the moment my herb garden is a little overgrown and may look somewhat abandoned, it’s actually been quite productive this year. Our rosemary bush has provided more that we could possibly use, the oregano has been doing well and thyme likewise, has been providig more than enough for our cooking. Growing herbs is generally quite easy as they are normally wild plants, this means they need far less looking after than other edible plants.

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Spiced squash and sweet potato soup

By dave on November 6, 2016

When winter time comes around there’s nothing quite like a mildly spiced pumpkin or squash soup by the fire. As the weather gets cold the soups keep us warm, but they can be quite high in salt. What I like about spiced soups is that some of the salt can be replaced with herbs and spices. When it comes to squash and pumpkin, I like to roast then before putting into the soup as it really gives a deeper flavour.

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Vitamin A

By dave on November 5, 2016

What is Vitamin A? Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin, that is essential to the body. Carotenoids are the natural source of pro-vitamin A, which is then converted into Vitamin A. Carotenoids include: Alpha-Carotene, Beta-Carotene, Cryptoxanthin, Lutein, Zeaxanthin and Lycopene. Vitamin A is vital for healthy immune and respiratory system development, as well as the formation of bones. In addition, it aids the digestion of protein. Most people can easily incorporate foods that contain a plentiful supply of Vitamin A into their diet.

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