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Really Easy Jerky

Really Easy Jerky Or is it Biltong? I can never tell the difference except one comes from South Africa and the other comes from Southern USA. I suppose this is based on a ‘deep south’ recipe, so it’s a Jerky. This recipe is simple, easy to prepare and is essentially almost not cured - though it is…

November 20, 2014 Read More
  • Homemade Ricotta Recipe

    This week for Over the Fence, we provide you with another great recipe from Paul Peacock. Its just like he lives next door, with all the advice he is passing over the fence :-) How to make basic ricotta. When you want to show off, make a cheese, it’s really easy, and people simply won’t believe yo…

    November 13, 2014 Read More
  • Top 5 dishes you can grow or make from scratch.

    Paul and Diana have been thinking about all the things they are going to be teaching you in our Make it! area and in the process they have come up with their top 5 dishes you can grow or make from scratch. 5. Yoghurt This easy if you use fresh live yoghurt. All you need is a sterilised thermos fla…

    November 13, 2014 Read More
  • Lubera’s Top Five – For The Apple Connoisseur

    Lubera’s Top Five – For The Apple Connoisseur With it being apple bobbing season, we asked Lubera, the kings of fruit breeding, what their top 5 apple varieties are. Don't just stick to cox and granny smith, Lubera apples are world famous for taste and uniqueness … let’s take a look at the Top Five…

    October 30, 2014 Read More
  • Pickled Nasturtiums (homemade capers)

    There are some things in life that are just not to be messed about with. You might be of a different opinion, but, there is really only one way to make a pizza. It has to have prawns, mussels, tuna and above all anchovies. If these important ingredients are not included, it’s not a pizza, it just a …

    October 28, 2014 Read More
  • Flamboyant chef and writer Rachel Green cooking up a storm!

    Back by popular demand, celebrity speaker Rachel Green will be inspiring visitors with the tasty delights that can be whipped up when digging for your dinner plate from the show’s dedicated new ‘Cook It!’ area. Rachel, who with a family farming pedigree stretching back 14 generations has a unique u…

    October 28, 2014 Read More
  • Urban Herbs Top 5 herbs for cocktails

    Urban Herbs run a specialist Herb Farm and as such believe passionately that natural flavours are far more exciting than artificial calorific ingredients. Like us, they like cocktails too. With Halloween fast approaching and with it the official winter party season we asked Andrew, from Urban Herbs …

    October 24, 2014 Read More
  • Sally Lunn - The most romantic afternoon tea of them all!

    Sally Lunn was a French women who made her home in Bath and started to bake a rich tasting bread to sell to the rich folk who came to take the Bath waters for their health. Actually, at the time Bath, as well as London, was a pretty bawdy place, and everything was rude or had a double meaning. This…

    October 23, 2014 Read More
  • Mark Lloyd confirms for Good Life Live!

    Mark Lloyd the fabulous cook, wild food expert, stockman, hunter, fisherman, author, presenter and food waste warrior is back for 2015. We’re proud to welcome Mark and his wealth of experience to Good Life Live where he will be educating you in our Cook It! area. Renowned for his British wild food…

    October 16, 2014 Read More
  • Horticultural Channel Top 5 things to do this October

    A continuation of our new Top 5's feature. Bringing you top tips for your plot and beyond! This week we have a great video for you from The Horticultural Channel, showing you the Top 5 cheapest things you can do in your garden this month. You still have a couple of weeks to go so why not #getreadyt…

    October 14, 2014 Read More
  • The Breakfast Pie

    As part of our #overthefenceTEGS series in conjunction with Paul Peacock we are going to be bringing you some delicious plot to plate recipe ideas. Why not try this delicious weekend brunch idea.  The breakfast pie - by Paul Peacock If you like bacon and egg, with a slice of fried bread, and per…

    October 9, 2014 Read More