This beetroot chutney is a homemade one that I love to keep at hand for adding to burgers and cold meat platters or as a simple dip for raw vegetables.   To make the beetroot chutney you need: 500g fresh beetroot (not ready peeled and pickled), peeled and finely chopped 1kg cooking apples, peeled and chopped. 275g of red onion, finely chopped 2cm piece of fresh ginger, grated, 50g crystallised stem ginger, finely chopped. 375g soft light brown sugar 1 tsp table salt 1tsp Ground allspice 750ml red wine vinegar. Place the beetroot, apple, red onion, gingers, sugar, salt and…

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As Mothers Day fast approaches, my children have asked me what I would like them to buy me. To be honest I’ve asked for cuddles and mugs of tea on tap. Being a single parent means what ever the get me I’ll be paying for myself. As we’ve just moved house, we’ve had so many expenses and still more to come that there isn’t much cash for treats. It doesn’t bother me and I don’t take offence over not getting gifts. However, I have mentally made a noticing a few things that might be nice to have. Crockery I love…

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to my little cooking and baking space on the web.  My name is Candace and I’m a single working mother of a teen and a tween living the good life in the West Midlands.  As well as my two children I also have 4 cats, a rabbit and 8 chickens.  We love our chickens very much and 4 of them are ex commercial hens living out their retirement with us.  Their eggs regularly feature in my cooking. As if I didn’t have enough to do already in life I decided it would be a good idea to set up this…

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