Pot Roast Pheasant By Fiona – The Cottage Smallholder

Today Fiona from The Cottage Smallholder cooked up Gypsy Style Pot Roast Pheasant on ITV1’s Britain’s Best Dish. So well done Fiona, your recipe certainly gets the farmingfriends vote. I am disappointed not to see the programme as I was at work at 5pm when it was aired and I have just been searching the ITV … Read more Pot Roast Pheasant By Fiona – The Cottage Smallholder

Courgette and Green Tomato Chutney

Back in early September 2005 I decided to use up some of the courgette and green tomatoes which kept growing in my veg garden by making courgette and green tomato chutney. I had never made chutney before but I thought I would give it a go. I am pleased to say that this chutney is … Read more Courgette and Green Tomato Chutney

Pickled Beetroot

I enjoy growing beetroot and have had some success with it over the last few years and even the floods in June have not deterred the beet from growing. One way of preserving the beetroot season is by pickling the beetroot and this is quite simple to do. Pickling Beetroot Ingredients For Pickling Beetroot Beetroot Vinegar … Read more Pickled Beetroot

Courgette And Zucchini Recipes

I love courgettes / zucchinis and this year I was hoping for many courgettes that I would be able to cook in many different ways trying out new and interesting recipes I have found in the blogging world. I planted twenty courgette plants earlier in the season and all the plants were doing very well … Read more Courgette And Zucchini Recipes

Beef Casserole

My husband bought me Gordon Ramsay’s Sunday Lunch cookery book recently.       The book is full of great recipes and whole menus for the Sunday lunch so I decided to prepare Gordon’s beef casserole with the diced beef that I had bought from our local butcher. I adapted his recipe slightly as I … Read more Beef Casserole