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So let us take you on a magical adventure of a world where all plastic isn’t seen as evil and we know the season to eat sardines.

We know we aren’t perfect and don’t get everything right but we are honest! That is how we can all be the catalyst for change. Rise up and join us in Starting a Revolution from your Kitchen Table and get mouth watering recipes, magical event invites and seasonal news you won’t believe you lived without?
13/05/2021
7 Fascinating Facts About Woodlands and Wellbeing

Our society is becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of getting outdoors.  Many of us have flocked to natural places during the pandemic- finding solace from the stress of nationwide lockdown in local greenspaces. In fact, 45% of people reported that getting out in nature has helped them to cope throughout the pandemic.  We can […]

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06/05/2021
Wild Violet Foraging: The Secrets to Success

Up until a week ago, I hadn’t the foggiest how to find a violet. I wasn’t even sure what they looked like! But having spent some time scouring the countryside (thankfully my friends don’t mind waiting whilst I examine random leaves and flowers while we walk) I’m seeing them everywhere.  What do Violets look like? […]

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24/04/2021
Foraging Fairytales: 5 Fabulous Dandelion Flower Power Recipes

Dandelion Magic: Size Matters Dandelions are popping up everywhere at the moment. So why not treat those you love the most in your life and cook up some beautiful dandelions to eat, Give the ultimate gift this year - your time and a new experience and get your family out collecting.  Get outside, take in […]

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13/04/2021
On the Catwalk: Wild Garlic

Strutting its stuff on the catwalk this week is Wild Garlic, one of the best scents of Spring. It is abundant, tasty and there will be a patch to sniff out near you this April.   If you are new to foraging wild garlic is a great place to start, as it’s very easy to […]

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04/04/2021
An Easter Message from Bangers and Balls HQ.

Easter a time of abundance after 40 days of Lent  - with a day off for St. Patricks' Day of course. A whole month with no sweets, sugar and I don't how many Hail Marys and Stations of the Cross. This was the backdrop of my childhood Easter of the 80 and 90s. Praying for […]

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03/04/2021
Simnel Cake - Not Your Grandma's Fruitcake

Simnel Cake has long been a staple of Easter celebrations. An irresistible combination of rich fruitcake and lightly toasted marzipan, its easy to understand its standing as a well-loved Easter classic. Fruit cake may not be the most glamorous of the Easter treats, but you’d be a fool to overlook it. In truth it’s a […]

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02/04/2021
Blessed be the Buns - A History of the Hot Cross Bun

The return of spring brings many things- fresh blossoms, bird song, and for many of us, what feels like a new lease of life. Bright new beginnings call for celebration, and for civilizations throughout history that has meant one thing- the humble hot cross bun. Eating a warm and generously buttered hot cross bun can […]

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16/02/2021
Parenting: MUMMMMY I Only want to eat Pink today Please!! Barbie Vomit?

I can't help it I  HATE well meaning parenting blogs. I find mysef listening to their parenting advice wondering if they have ever met a small child. Let alone had lunch with these tiny but fierce magnifcient creatres. Their big smiling grins turning to intorabe rage if a pea dares to touch ANOTHER pea on […]

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16/02/2021
Suprisingly Nutty Jerusalem Artichoke Risotto.

Duncans Suprisingly Nutty Jerusalem Artichoke Risotto. The Jerusalem Artichoke is not the best looking looking plant but the health benefits and taste of this remarkable tubar makes it deserve a place on your dinner plate. The flavour creating by the Jerusalem Artichoke really does burst onto the plate and elevate any dish. It took its […]

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16/02/2021
Steamy Saucy Sardines: The Shimmering Creatures of the Sea

Shimmering its Scales on the Catwalk this week is the very Steamy Saucy Sardine. Sardines are a pint sized fish that grow no bigger than 25cm. That doesn't stop them from playing a goliath role in marine ecosystems around the world from Peru to Philippines. They are a sight to be seen in the Ocean. […]

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