Monthly Archives: January 2012

Runner bean chutney.

Runner Bean Chutney (revised, tested, and approved !) Recipe from Bideford Country market, Bideford Market. 2lb Runner beans, chopped or sliced 4 or 5 onions 1.5 pints vinegar 8oz.  demerara sugar 0.5 tablespoon cornflour 0.5 tablespoons turmeric 1 tablespoons dried … Continue reading

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Laver.

I am not suggesting that you rush out onto the foreshore to start collecting and make your own Laver, but it shows you the lengths mothers generally went to, to feed their families. If you were to accept the media … Continue reading

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Pancake recipe.

A nice old fashioned recipe for pancakes (courtesy of Blazeys Mill St.) Makes 8 pancakes INGREDIENTS 190 g plain flour 3.5 tspbaking powder 0.5 tsp salt 1 tbsp caster sugar 295 ml milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 egg 45 … Continue reading

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You write – February 2012.

You Write Honeybees seeking a new home I am the Queenbee living with my workers and drones in a hive situated in a lovely orchard but I have a problem. My keeper has to travel nine miles to visit us. … Continue reading

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One hundred years ago – February 1912.

One Hundred years ago Health– As a result of the death of a 2 year old girl from Diphtheria in the Monkleigh area the medical officer visited  the address. The following details were noted – the wages of the father … Continue reading

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