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Stinging Nettle Soup

Falling into stinging nettles was an occupational hazard of mine when I was 5 through to age 12. This was neither fun nor painless as I’m sure you can imagine but believe it or not every time I see stinging nettles now I am instantly transported to a happy place, a place where the tiny piece of wilderness that I used to play in at the top of my street was my own private universe!   329 more words


A Very Nice House in the Country

Oh my, look at this garden. How lucky am I to sit out and stare at this every day?

To paraphrase Blur, we live in a very nice house in the country – how lucky are we? 570 more words


Spring food: nettle cream soup.

Early spring is the perfect time for going outside in your garden or into the nature in general and harvest some freshly grown plants. After months of eating veggies that are definitely not fresh from your garden but fresh from thousands of miles away; and let’s be honest, they just don’t taste like the ones that are grown in your own garden or balcony. 642 more words


Spring Greens

I’ve been enjoying fresh and vibrant greens these past few weeks.  I always forget  how much I love spring greens and then can’t get enough of them when March rolls around.  177 more words


Nettle and Potato Soup

1 leek – 35p non organic, 55p organic

2 garlic cloves – 3p non organic, 4p organic

3 cups potatoes – 90p non organic, £1.50 organic… 49 more words

What to eat in February

February is the time when winter starts to become spring. These recipes feature in-season ingre­dients and some carnival treats. Nettle leaves are young and tender this month, and as we approach the summer the leaves toughen up, so now is the time to make use of them. 61 more words

Nettle Soup

Friday 7th October

One very very exhausted M this morning. Ended up calling in to school as she really was beyond it. Stayed in PJs until after lunch! 110 more words