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Some Recent Articles from the Magazine…

  • Blueberry Pancakes

    Blueberry Pancakes

    By this time of the year, you may well be feeling that you need that little health kick to get you through the cold weather and fighting fit before the festive season is in full swing. This fabulous healthy breakfast recipe comes courtesy of the Vegetarian Society, who have a great selection of recipes and […]

  • Spring Green Dal

    Spring Green Dal

    This Spring Green Dal is a colourful and healthy meal. Turmeric and ginger are anti-inflammatory and therefore good for digestion, as is coconut oil, which metabolises well. Organic coconut oil is available to order alongside Riverford veg boxes; it’s great for stir-fries and curries, or for roasting veg as it has a slightly different flavour […]

  • Interview: Gardener Joe Swift

    Interview: Gardener Joe Swift

    Editor Sally Thomson was lucky enough to catch up with garden designer and presenter Joe Swift to talk Chelsea, how to welcome wildlife and how the gardening landscape has changed since his time on our screens. I caught up with Joe Swift on a particularly persistently drizzly day – the sort where one looks out […]

  • Easter Cupcakes

    Easter Cupcakes

    If you are looking for a fun bake with the kids or a lovely Easter treat, how could you not fall in love with these adorable cupcakes? Little chicks are synonymous with Easter, and they are easier to make than they look! For 12 cakes: 1 cup pain flour 1 cup granulated sugar ½ cup […]

  • A memorable Mother’s Day with the National Trust in Hampshire 6 March 2016

    A memorable Mother’s Day with the National Trust in Hampshire 6 March 2016

    This year, make Mother’s Day even more memorable by treating mum to a fun day out with the National Trust.   Share an experience together, whether it be a delicious afternoon tea, a spring time stroll, or a mini craft market you can really treat mum and show her just how special she is with […]