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Preserving Memories

Enlisted the help of some younger family members to gather blackberries at the weekend. I had gathered a trayful of fallen apples and thought blackberry and apple jelly would be a great recipe to use them up. Having convinced the … Continue reading

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Harvest Home

I was very young when I visited some relatives who worked as gardener and cook/housekeeper at a large country property. I have few memories of the visit but one abiding one is of the huge walk-larder with shelf upon shelf … Continue reading

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