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  Topic: Frank Turner + the Sleeping Souls
bernie-woman

Replies: 2
Views: 5201
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sun Dec 09, 12 7:50 pm   Subject: Frank Turner + the Sleeping Souls
Best night of live music in ages, worth a look if he is coming anywhere near you
  Topic: Wasps
bernie-woman

Replies: 15
Views: 8593
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 11 2:22 pm   Subject: Wasps
Am I alone in liking wasps - just had a cup of coffee on the garden bench with 3 of them munching away on the wooden bench - lovely
  Topic: Where do I start?
bernie-woman

Replies: 7
Views: 4342
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 11 2:20 pm   Subject: Where do I start?
The Barefoot Beekeeper site is awesome and thoroughly recommended

Thanks Jo - you still got your bees?
  Topic: Where do I start?
bernie-woman

Replies: 7
Views: 4342
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 11 1:21 pm   Subject: Where do I start?
I am involved in the management of a nature reserve and at the AGM the committee have decided that we want to introduce 2 hives in the conservation area of the reserve i.e not open to the public.

O ...
  Topic: Croquembouche
bernie-woman

Replies: 31
Views: 24101
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Apr 05, 11 1:10 pm   Subject: Croquembouche
Raymond Blancs recipe doesn't use a mould but his recipe is complicated to say the least


http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/piece_monte_84023
  Topic: Croquembouche
bernie-woman

Replies: 31
Views: 24101
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Apr 05, 11 12:49 pm   Subject: Croquembouche
The moulds aren't exactly cheap to buy though http://www.divertimenti.co.uk/Tastes/French/croquembouche-mould.html - Maybe you could hire one from a local cake decorating place?

A friend of mine us ...
  Topic: I've got this crazy idea about creating a cutting garden...
bernie-woman

Replies: 69
Views: 28440
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Mar 20, 11 9:07 am   Subject: I've got this crazy idea about creating a cutting garden...


Were there three seeds in the packet?



As I said, didn't buy any but that could well explain it
  Topic: I've got this crazy idea about creating a cutting garden...
bernie-woman

Replies: 69
Views: 28440
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Mar 20, 11 8:50 am   Subject: I've got this crazy idea about creating a cutting garden...
Thirded Sara Bloody Raven...but whatever you do DON'T BUY HER SEEDS - I think they sell her duds from the seed factory, and laugh behind their hands as she sells them at four times the price of everyo ...
  Topic: Anyone grow kai-lan?
bernie-woman

Replies: 5
Views: 3939
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Feb 27, 11 6:00 pm   Subject: Anyone grow kai-lan?
someone should get quote for sig rights on that

don't you just love typos
  Topic: Anyone grow kai-lan?
bernie-woman

Replies: 5
Views: 3939
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Feb 26, 11 5:17 pm   Subject: Anyone grow kai-lan?
I am tempted by the musings of a grower of this on Twitter - anyone here grow it? I was wondering how big the pants become and what the taste is like and if the long cropping is as great as the seed s ...
  Topic: Avoiding supermarkets; what are the alternatives?
bernie-woman

Replies: 100
Views: 114353
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Wed Dec 22, 10 5:55 pm   Subject: Avoiding supermarkets; what are the alternatives?
We struggle with getting stuff like loo roll, coffee etc.. from anywhere other than a supermarket - we have an excellent butcher but can't get free range gammon or bacon from him so get those from the ...
  Topic: breadmaker stollen (for the short of time)
bernie-woman

Replies: 12
Views: 13801
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Dec 22, 10 5:52 pm   Subject: breadmaker stollen (for the short of time)
Made a couple today - big difference in taste this year as I soaked the fruit and cherries in brandy for a few hours before - v nice
  Topic: New River Cottage..
bernie-woman

Replies: 42
Views: 13748
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Thu Sep 23, 10 7:51 am   Subject: New River Cottage..
We are looking forward to it - makes non-challenging viewing on the whole - we wouldn't have done half the things that we have done without his inspiration at the beginning and his and compassion for ...
  Topic: Food, Channel 4
bernie-woman

Replies: 7
Views: 4280
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 10 4:35 pm   Subject: Food, Channel 4
Absolutely dreadful we managed to get through exactly 22 minutes and then turned off
  Topic: Plum Glut
bernie-woman

Replies: 16
Views: 6840
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Sep 09, 10 1:04 pm   Subject: Plum Glut
HFWs roast plum sorbet is lovely - recipe is [url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/aug/07/plum-recipes-fearnley-whittingstall]here
 
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