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How to make Elderflower Champagne

The elderflowers are in full bloom at the moment. Many years ago Jonathan Wallace came to visit me and we make some elderflower champagne, it was wonderful. We drank some a month later and the rest was kept for around 6 months. All bottles were drunk within the day it …

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Making Lentil and Sausage Casserole

You will need 10 Chipolata sausages, 1 Pepper, Half a Courgette, 10 Cherry Tomatoes, Sprigs of Thyme, 250g Pre-Cooked Puy Lentils, 150ml Chicken Stock. Heat frying pan adding a little oil; add the sausages, cooking for 4 minutes (or until done); add the vegetables and cook until they soften; add …

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