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Book for my first supper club since the pandemic: Midsummer

This will be my first supper club since the pandemic. My last event was in August 2020. It's been a rough couple of years: psychologically, physically and most of all, financially. It's really...

Two delicious budget recipes for the cost of living crisis

So simple so cheap, pair with bread or crackers. Blender. 1 pack lemon and herb smoked mackerel filets from Lidl, skin removed. (£1.79) 3 tbsp creme fraiche (lidl 45p) 1/2 lemon, juice and zest...

Cost of living crisis: three gourmet dinner party recipes that...

Use a large pan for this so you can cook the pasta and the mussels at the same time. Top tip for energy saving: keep lids on your pans. Packet moulds marinères mussels from Lidl (1.59) 500 g...

Dry stone walling in the Cotswolds at Easter

People in the Cotswolds area of England like to remain mysterious. They don't want you to find where they are. Twice I struggled to find addresses: the cottage where I stayed and the dry-stone...

Ukrainian inspired recipes

This is a veggie riff on the classic stuffed cabbage dishes of Eastern Europe. 1 flat white cabbage (found in Polish shops) 200 g rice, cooked. 2 tbsp sunflower oil. 2 brown onions, chopped...