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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Pancake recipe.

A nice old fashioned recipe for pancakes. 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 g butter – melted In … 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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